TN lockdown: Top takeaways from CM’s order on restrictive measures and Section 144

Edappadi K. Palaniswami

Edappadi K. Palaniswami   | Photo Credit: SpecialArrangement

Here are the takeaways from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami's announcements on restrictive measures in TN from 6 p.m. from March 24 to 31.

- No public, private transport including autos and taxis will ply. No inter-district, inter-state transport. Emergencies are exempted.

- Only groceries, milk, vegetables, poultry, fish shops will remain open. All other shops should be shut.

- Only Collectorates, Police department, fire services, electricity, water, prisons, health, judiciary and local bodies will function.

- Private companies, IT companies must engage in work from home. Private hospitals will function.

- Companies engaged in production of essentials and exports must operate with minimal workforce.

- Construction work, except those for emergencies, shall be stopped. But workers must be paid wages during this period.

- Hotels would be allowed to operate only for delivery of parcels. All Amma Unavagams will continue to function.

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