Tiwari was also seen singing and interacting with a group of people without wearing a mask during the event in Sonipat. The BJP leader, however, denied violating any lockdown guidelines.

He said in line with Union Ministry of Home Affairs guidelines, the State government has decided to ease restrictions, which will now be limited to only containment zones.

About 1.09 from Bihar and UP want to go back to Haryana and have have applied on Haryana’s web portal. 79.2% of applicants want to go to cities like Faridabad, Gurgaon, Sonipat, Panipat, Rewari and Jhajjar.

Govts in these states are concerned over the exit of migrant workers from UP to their home state. As the migrants constitute major share of workforce in big cities, their departure would mean further decline in the economic activity.

It is also proposed that the condition of the legal notice of 10 days may also be dispensed with as huge financial implications are involved, the state government added.

The crowd was assured that there was no such risk and asked not to oppose the cremation, police officials said.

The decision comes days after several journalists tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai and Chennai.

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M Khattar said that the state government is focussing its attention on generating employment opportunities for the youth.