Tripura News: Corona Curfew extended in 6 Urban areas including AMC

Agartala, Jun 10, 2021, ENEWSTIME Desk

Overall Covid positivity rate is hovering over 5 per cent and total number of death is threatening to breach the 600-mark in Tripura. In view of the emerging situation, the Tripura Government has extended Corona Curfew till June 18 in Agartala Municipality Corporation (AMC) area and five other Municipal Council and Nagar Panchayat areas in the State. Inter-district movements will remain restricted in the areas under the Corona Curfew. Education Minister Ratana Lal Nath announced this in Agartala on Thursday.

Detailing further, the Minister said, Corona Day curfew from 2 am to 6 pm and Corona Night Curfew from 6 pm to 5am have been imposed with effect from June 11 till June 18 next in AMC, Belonia Municipal Council, Dharmanagar Municipal Council, Kumarghat Municipal Council, Ranirbazar Nagar Panchayat and Sonamura Nagar Panchayat areas.

In this context, Nath also mentioned that Corona Day Curfew outside the six Urban Local Bodies will be restricted to busy market areas only and other similar busy areas as District Magistrates deem fit and notify from 2 PM to 6 PM from June 11 to June 18.

Chief Secretary issued a detailed guideline describing restricts and exemptions during  the Curfew.


Restrictions for Night Curfew (6 pm to 5 am)


i. All shops and commercial establishments except medicine shops will remain closed.

ii. Only government vehicles dealing with essential services will ply. Other vehicles will ply only for medical needs.

iii. There will be total ban on movement of individuals except for pre- scribed exemptions.

iv. All non-essential non-government offices shall remain closed.

v. All types of super spreading events and gatherings like social/political/sports/entertainment/

academic/cultural/religious/ fair/festival related congregation will remain ceased.

vi. Movie halls/multiplexes, shopping complex/Malls/Gymnasium/ Swim- ming pool. Beauty parlours, Barber shops and similar places will remain closed.


Exemptions for Night Curfew


a. Movement of persons and vehicles assigned with essential & emergency services like law & order, municipal services, Disaster Management & District Administration, Police Personnel, Military/ CAPF Personnel, health, electricity. fire, drinking water, media persons, Jail, Courts. Homes of social welfare, Food & Civil Supplies, Forest protection and all government machinery assigned with COVID-19 related duties.

b. There shall be no curbs on movement of goods including petroleum product, empty goods vehicles and loading/unloading thereof.

c. Travel persons to their destinations after disembarking from buses, trains and aero planes on production of valid tickets.

d. Movement of persons & vehicles related to Telecommunication, Internet services, broadcasting and cable services, IT & IT enable services.

e. Movement of persons and vehicles related to ATM, Customs and Land Port.

f. Movement of employees and personnel engaged in Airport/Railway operations and cargo service.

g. Movement of persons and vehicles carrying goods from FCI and other Outlets control by FCS & CA Deptt.

h. Movement of patients for getting medical/health services.

i. Movement of Electronic and Print media persons and government employees handling media issues on production of valid documents.

j. Home delivery form Hotels, Restaurants and other eateries will be al- lowed.

k. Marriages functions will be allowed with presence of maximum 50 per- sons up to 10 PM.

l. Funeral rites shall not be more than 20 persons. m. All religious places shall remain closed. However, the religious head of a religious place or his representative may perform minimal religious rituals/prayers.