Arvind Kejriwal authorities, on Sunday, introduced a ban on all home flights coming into Delhi from March 23 to March 31. Delhi authorities has additionally imposed a lockdown within the metropolis from 6 AM tomorrow until midnight of March 31.
Nonetheless, after an hour of the announcement, Civil Aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri tweeted that home flights to and from Delhi will proceed through the lockdown.
Directorate Normal of Civil Aviation (DGCA) clarifies – Home flights to and from Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport shall proceed to function and the airport shall stay practical. https://t.co/LKRnZGKLfXpic.twitter.com/D0HeTbJ3EJ
— ANI (@ANI) March 22, 2020
Puri wrote on Sunday, “Home flights to and from Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport shall proceed to function and the airport shall stay practical”.
Delhi has reported 27 optimistic instances for coronavirus as of March 22. Out of 22 coronavirus contaminated folks, six have been below the extreme class of transmission. And, 21 had come from overseas, the Delhi authorities mentioned.
On March 19, the Authorities of India had additionally suspended the entry of business worldwide flights into the nation for one week efficient March 22.
Grocery shops, bakery, hospital, medical retailer, petrol pump and different institutions offering important providers will stay open through the lockdown in Delhi.
“In the course of the lockdown in Delhi, no doc or proof might be sought from an individual if they are saying that they’re out on streets to offer or avail any important service,” Kejriwal added.
Apart from, throughout Delhi lockdown, no public transport providers together with personal buses, autos, e-rickshaws might be allowed. 25 per cent of the DTC bus fleet will proceed to ply on roads of Delhi to hold folks concerned in important providers, Delhi authorities mentioned on Sunday.