The night curfew timing will be in place from 9pm to 5 am. This comes a day after the Telangana High Court had directed the state government to take a call on imposing lockdown or curfew in the state in the next 48 hours. The Court had said that if the government does not act within the next 48 hours, the court will pass orders regarding the same.
During the curfew period all offices, firms, shops, establishments, restaurants etc shall close at 8 pm except hospitals, diagnostic labs, pharmacies and those dealing with supply of essential services such as media, e-commerce deliveries and Petrol pumps among others.
Movement of all people shall be prohibited from 9 pm onwards
Government officials, medical personnel and those coming from or going to airports, railway stations, bus stand on the production of a valid ticket, among others.
The order said there shall be no restriction on inter-state and intra-state movement or transportation of essential and non-essential goods and no separate permission or pass will be required for such movement.
Public transport services including autos and taxis shall be allowed to function within the stipulated time for the transportation of exempted categories of people during the period of night curfew.