New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The Centre on Friday announced that a "limited" lockdown, including suspension of inter-state travel, air and train services, will continue to remain in force for another two weeks throughout the country from May 4 but some activities would be allowed after classifying areas into Red, Orange and Green zones.

The government order, which announced extension of the lockdown invoking the Disaster Management Act, said a limited number of activities will remain prohibited throughout the country, irrespective of the zone.

Shops in urban areas, for non-essential goods, are not allowed in malls, markets and market complexes. However, all standalone (single) shops, neighbourhood (colony) shops and shops in residential complexes are permitted to remain open in urban areas, without any distinction of essential and non-essential.

Here is a complete list of activities which will remain suspended during the extended lockdown from May 4:

  • Travel by air, rail, metro and inter-state movement by road
  • Schools, colleges and other educational and training/ coaching institutions
  • Hospitality services, including hotels and restaurants
  • Places of large public gatherings, such as cinema halls, malls, gymnasiums, sports complexes
  • Social, political, cultural and other kinds of gatherings, religious places/ places of worship for public
  • Movement of individuals for non-essential activities strictly prohibited between 7 pm to 7 am
  • Persons above 65 years of age, persons with co-morbidities, pregnant women, and children below the age of 10 years, shall stay at home, except for meeting essential requirements and for health purposes

Here is the list of activities allowed pan-India during the extended lockdown period:

  • Movement of persons by air, rail and road is allowed for select purposes, and for purposes as permitted by Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • Out-Patient Departments (OPDs) and medical clinics shall be permitted to operate in red, orange and green zones, with social distancing norms and other safety precautions. However, these will not be permitted within the containment zones.
  • All goods traffic is to be permitted and no state or Union Territory shall stop the movement of cargo for cross land-border trade under treaties with neighbouring countries.

Posted By: Abhinav Gupta