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Lock down Notification in West Bengal wef 01.05.2021

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Government of West Bengal
325, Sarat Chatterjee Road, Howrah-711 102

No. 618-ISS/2M-22/2020 30th April 2021


In terms of the D.O. No. Z.28015/85/2021-DM Cell dated 25-04-2021, issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, as to be read with the order No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) dated 29-04-2021 of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, and in terms of the decisions taken in the State Executive Committee of the West Bengal State Disaster Management Authority on 30-04-2021, in exercise of powers conferred under Section 22 of the DM Act, and in continuation of the Government of West Bengal’s earlier no. 715-Home(Cons)/RIM(Cons)-92/2021 dated 17-04-2021, it is hereby further directed that, until further orders, for the time being, the following further restrictions/prohibitions will be in force in the State of West Bengal:

  1. All shopping complexes, malls, beauty parlours, cinema halls, restaurants and bars, sports complexes, gyms, spas and swimming pools shall remain closed (even while home deliveries and online services shall remain permitted).
  2. All social/cultural/academic/entertainmcnt related gatherings and congregations shall remain prohibited.
  3. Bazaars/hats will remain open only during 7-10 am in the morning and 3-5 pm in the afternoon (even while essential services like medical shops, medical equipment shops, grocery, etc. will remain outside the confines of the embargo).


The order will take immediate effect.

Sd/- Chief Secretary

No. 618-ISS dated 30.04.2021, Source