Unlock 2.0 has been implemented across the country by the Union Home Ministry. Meanwhile, many states have implemented a lockdown in view of the risk of corona infection. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Meghalaya are prominent among these states. The lockdown has been implemented in Maharashtra till 31 July, while the Tamil Nadu government has announced the lockdown in some areas only.
Ban in Maharashtra till 31 July- In Maharashtra, the infection of corona continues to increase. The Uddhav Thackeray government of Maharashtra has extended the lockdown till 31 July in view of the growing Corona infection. Uddhav Thackeray had indicated on Sunday that the lockdown restrictions would continue in the state even after June 30. The current lockdown in the state ends on June 20. On Sunday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray refused to remove the lockdown. In an order issued on Monday by Chief Secretary Ajoy Mehta, it has been said that the application of masks, physical distance, restrictions on meetings and other rules should continue.
Ban in Chennai and Madurai - The Tamil Nadu government said that stringent restrictions will continue in Chennai and Madurai till July 5, while the existing restrictions and relaxations in the rest of the state will continue till July 31. Schools, colleges, malls, resorts, lodges, cinema halls and bars will remain closed and religious gatherings and programs in urban areas will continue to be banned.
The official release said that travel to non-residents and for tourism purposes is not allowed in tourist destinations like Nilgiri, Kodaikanal and Yercaud. It said that restrictions will be relaxed from July 6 for Chennai, Madurai and surrounding areas of these two cities. The existing relaxations and restrictions in other parts of the state will continue till 31 July. The state government says that restrictions on international air travel, interstate bus transportation, metro and suburban rail, social ceremonies, political, cultural, entertainment and sports events and processions will continue.
Border Areas Lock - The Meghalaya government announced on Monday to increase the night curfew in the state by 6 July to prevent corona virus infection and complete lockdown in the border areas adjoining Assam's Guwahati. Officials gave this information. Chief Minister Konrad K Sangma announced a complete lockdown in the border area adjoining Guwahati in Assam. The Chief Minister tweeted, "The Government has decided to complete a complete lockdown in Jorabat upto Khanpara, Burnihat in Meghalaya, bordering Guwahati, in view of increasing cases of Kovid-19 in Assam."