The Bihar government has imposed complete lockdown in the state till the 15th of this month to contain the spread of Corona. However, vaccination centres, banks and essential services will remain functional during the lockdown.
As per the new guidelines, government offices and public corporations will remain closed. All educational institutions, private and commercial establishments will also remain closed. Cinema halls, shopping malls, gyms, stadiums and parks have also been closed. Movement of public transport except trains and flights has been stopped. Transport of emergency services has been allowed.
However, ration shops, dairy, vegetables and meat shops will remain open between 7 am and 11 am.
Home delivery from restaurants will be allowed from 9 am to 9 pm. All places of worship and religious gatherings will also be closed. The concerned authorities have been instructed to encourage home delivery to minimize the movement of individuals outside their homes.
For marriage ceremonies, 50 persons have been allowed and permission has to be taken from the concerned police station three days in advance. Only 20 persons will be permitted in funeral processions.