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New Delhi, Apr 19: Long queues of tipplers have been seen outside liquoir shops in Delhi simply minutes after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal introduced six-day lockdown to curb the unfold of COVID-19.
On Monday, CM Arvind Kejriwal imposed an entire lockdown in Delhi from Monday night time amid worsening COVID-19 state of affairs. The restrictions will stay in place until subsequent Monday morning (April 26). Kejriwal made the announcement throughout a televised handle in which he stated the fourth wave of the pandemic in Delhi has introduced healthcare companies to the brink of collapse.
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“In order to stop a complete collapse, L-G Anil Baijal and I took this determination. And in this period, important companies will probably be allowed and extra beds may even be arrange,” the Chief Minister stated.
“I will not say our well being system has collapsed however it’s at an alarming stage because of the resurgence,” Kejriwal additional stated, including the general state of affairs in the town was vital.
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During the final yr’s full lockdown, liquor shops have been closed in all the nation for round 8-12 weeks. Later, liquor shops have been allowed to function with some restrictions.
According to experiences, of the 863 liquor shops in Delhi, round 475 are run by 4 authorities companies — the Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation, Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation, Delhi State Civil Supplies Corporation and Delhi Consumer’s Cooperative Wholesale Store. The remaining shops are owned by personal people.