What Day 1 of Covid-19 curfew across Maharashtra looked like
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Thursday was the first full day of curfew-like restrictions across Maharashtra as part of its 'Break the Chain' Covid-19 action plan.
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While shops and public places remained closed, a crowd was witnessed at local railway stations.
In Pic: Crowd at the Thane railway station.
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As part of its Covid-19 action plan, the Maharashtra government has permitted only essential workers to travel on local trains.
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The curfew came into force from 8 pm on April 14 and will remain on until May 1. In Pic: An empty street in Thane.
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Maharashtra police was seen vigilant and took took stock of the implementation of restrictions imposed by the government.
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Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale requested people to help the police and the administration by not stepping out of their houses, except in case of essential and emergency work.
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Essential services including hospitals, diagnostic centres, clinics, vaccinations, medical insurance offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, other medical and health services are allowed to open.
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Cinema halls, drama theatres and auditoriums, amusement parks, video game parlours, water parks, clubs, swimming pools, gyms and sports complexes are to remain closed.
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Public places like beaches, gardens, open spaces etc. shall remain closed. In Pic: Gateway of India wears a deserted look. (PTI)
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Public transport such as airplanes, trains, taxis, autos and public buses are allowed but with restrictions. In Pic: Buses parked at CST Bus Depot during restrictions to curb the rising Covid-19 cases in Mumbai. (PTI)
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As announced by CM Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Bhojan Thali centres have started free distribution of food to those in need. In Pic: A Shiv Bhojan Thali centre at Gultekdi Marketyard, Pune.
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