Mumbai. It has been decided to start metro, library and weekly market in Maharashtra from Thursday. The state government continued the ban on school, college and coaching classes till 31 October. There is no mention of the temple being opened in the mandate issued on Wednesday.
As per the mandate, permission has been given to open weekly markets outside the declared restricted area due to corona in the province. Similarly, the shop has also been extended in the state. According to the new order, shops will be open from 9 am to 9 pm in the state from Thursday. Giving relief to book lovers in the state, the government has allowed all libraries to open, but has decided to keep the ban on schools, colleges and coaching classes undone till 31 October. The government has allowed the attendance of up to 50 per cent of teachers and non-teaching staff in educational institutions. The state government has kept a decision regarding running of local trains for all citizens.
Similarly, no decision has been taken by the state government regarding temples and religious places. However, the opposition is agitating for the temple to be opened in the state. But the state government has postponed this opposition demand for the time being. The state government has allowed the opening of gardens, orchards and playgrounds. Similarly, 50 people have been allowed to attend the wedding ceremony and 20 people have been allowed to attend the funeral.
The state government has appealed people to use masks and follow social distance during the unlock. It has also been announced to take strict action against those who do not follow the rules issued for prevention of corona.