Several other state governments have also allowed liquor shops to reopen and sale to begin amid the extended lockdown. Some, including Delhi, Haryana, among others, had also imposed a special 'Corona fee' on the sale of liquor.
Madhya Pradesh has reported 2,096 positive cases so far of which 210 patients have recovered and 99 patients have lost their lives due to the virus. In Uttar Pradesh, as many as 1,793 people have confirmed COVID-19, of which 261 recovered and 27 people have succumbed to it.
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As Maharashtra remains the worst-affected in India, section 144 has been imposed in the state from Monday. Stay tuned for more updates
While passing through a dark stretch, she was approached by a middle-aged man who passed lewd comments at her and, after she objected, spat on her and called her ‘corona’ before fleeing from the spot in his two-wheeler.
The 'Janata curfew', at the behest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is being observed around the country from 7 am till 9 pm today.