Know which shops, services open during section 144 in Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad

Section 144

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Pune/Pimpri, March 23, 2020: To prevent the spread of Coronavirus, section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) has been imposed in all the urban areas of Maharashtra including Pune City and Pimpri Chinchwad from today March 23 till March 31. Section 144 which prohibits the gathering of more than four persons.m

The voluntary ‘Janta Curfew’ was from 7 am to 9 pm yesterday followed by curfew imposed by police till 5 am on March 23.

Pune City Police Commissioner Dr K Venkatesham tweeted, “Lockdown till 31st March. Stay home pl. Move out of the house only in case of emergency like groceries, pharmacy , milk, vegetables,chicken in neighborhood etc..
Let us break the chain of Corona.”

As the number of Coronavirus patients reached 75 in the state, Chief Minister Udhav Thackeray yesterday ordered Maharashtra lockdown from Sunday (today) midnight till March 31.
Pune police Jt CP Ravindra Shisve and Pimpri-Chinchwad Police Commissioner Sandeep Bishnoi issued 144 orders for their respective jurisdictions. Pune District Collector Naval Kishore Ram issued order for Pune rural areas.

Now there will be no trains, buses (except city buses for essential services). Only offices, shops engaged in essential services like milk, vegetable, Kirana, medicine, will remain open. Banks and share market will also function. Only five percent of government staffs are working.

Also online food delivery, e-commerce (like Amazon, flipkart, Big Basket etc) are allowed to operate.

All pre-decided wedding but with only 25 guests.

Also, there should not be many people during cremation.