New Delhi: Taking stock of the situation amid rising cases due to coronavirus, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said religious, social, cultural and political gatherings as well as protests comprising more than 50 people will not be allowed in the national capital till March 31.
Delhi has been witnessing sit-in protests at Shaheen Bagh and Jamia Millia Islamia against the new citizenship law for over 90 days. The women of Shaheen Bagh had said the protesters were being provided with masks and hand sanitizers and there was no need to be scared of coronavirus.
The Delhi government has also closed down gyms, nightclubs and spas till March end, the chief minister said at a press conference.
“No religious, social, cultural and political gatherings comprising more than 50 people will be allowed in Delhi till March 31. The restriction is applicable to protests too,” he said.
There is, however no restriction on weddings but people are advised to postpone the dates, the chief minister said.