Week-Long Lockdown In Delhi: JNU Issues Strict Guidelines On Campus

New Delhi: The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has released stringent guidelines and imposed several restrictions on the campus during the week-long lockdown here in an effort to check the rise in COVID-19 cases.

The latest restrictions came following the Delhi government’s direction to observe city-wide lockdown from 10 pm on Monday to 5 am on April 26.

According to JNU order issued on Monday, all dhabas and eateries will remain out of bounds for customers, however, home delivery service will remain open.

The order also restricted the movement of hawkers and “domestic help/maids, drivers, gardeners and car cleaners hired by the residents” on the campus, reported news agency PTI.

“Visiting to another home or hostel inside the residential area/hostel complex is strictly prohibited. The movement within the campus shall be restricted during the curfew timings,” the varsity said.

The order imposed further restrictions on individuals coming from airport, railway stations and by road. “Persons coming from or going to airport, railway station/ISBTs allowed to travel on production of a valid ticket. Shops dealing with essential food, groceries, fruits and vegetables, dairy and milk booth, pharmaceuticals and ATMs are allowed to function,” it said.

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