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Home Ministry issues guidelines for strict enforcement of lockdown


  • The Union Home Ministry has issued strict guidelines for the enforcement of 21-day complete nationwide lockdown in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak. 
  • It has also invoked the Disaster Management Act which may result in imprisonment of up to two years for any violation. 
  • As per the guidelines, all  offices of the Govt of India, its autonomous offices and public corporations, the offices of State and Union territory govts, autonomous institutions will remain closed.