'Delhi to start unlock process from Monday', says CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi unlocking: Factories and Constructions to begin on Monday.

The national capital which has been under strict lockdown since April 15 due to the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic will be unlocked phase-wise from Monday (May 31). A decision in this regard was taken during a meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) chaired by Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Friday.

Making the announcement, Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal today first thanked the two crore people of the city, who helped in controlling the second wave of coronavirus, and announced that slow unlocking of the city from Monday (May 31).

CM Kejriwal said, “This is time to unlock the city, people must not die of hunger.”

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He added, “Today there was a meeting with the disaster management authority. To avoid losing the advantages gained in the past month, everyone has suggested that the opening must be slow, there has to be some balance.”

From Monday, productive units would be allowed to function in industrial areas and workers would be allowed to work at the construction sites.

Delhi Chief Minister said, “Construction activities and factories will be reopened, keeping in mind the welfare of daily-wage workers in the national capital.”

Delhi CM said, “Every week based on the suggestions from the citizens and experts, we will keep lifting the lockdown progressively. If the rate of increase in infection shows spike once again then the unlocking would be put on hold, so everyone must follow the guidelines issued by the government.”

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