Ahmedabad : Like Delhi, the coronavirus cases are increasing continuously in Ahmedabad. In view of this, the Gujarat government has decided that from 20 November to 23 November, there will be a curfew in Ahmedabad daily from 9 am to 6 am. During this time only the shops of milk and medicine will be allowed to open. Along with this, the state government has also postponed the decision to open school colleges from 23 November.
#UPDATE | Gujarat govt decides to impose 'complete curfew' in Ahmedabad from 9 pm of November 20 to 6 am of November 23. "Only shops selling milk and medicines to remain open during this period," according to the order. https://t.co/09yBQzffV0
— ANI (@ANI) November 19, 2020
It has been decided to impose a 57-hour weekend curfew under the corporation limits from Friday to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat.
A release said that in view of the prevailing situation, the Gujarat government has stopped its decision to open secondary schools and colleges in the state from 23 November.
Officials said the curfew would begin in Ahmedabad city from 9 pm on Friday (November 20), which would continue till six in the morning on Monday (23). Additional Chief Secretary Rajiv Kumar Gupta said that only milk and drug shops would remain open during this ‘full curfew’.
Gupta has been appointed as the Special Officer by the Gujarat Government and his job is to supervise the coronavirus infection in the Ahmedabad municipality.
Gupta had announced in the evening that the night curfew would remain in force from 9 pm to 6 am daily from Friday (November 20) until further orders. However, hours later, Gupta said that the full curfew would be in force from Friday night to Monday morning. He clarified that the night curfew would be effective from 9 pm Monday in the city.