There has been a fake photo circulating across the internet which appears to be a screen capture of a Hindi news channel. The image reads that the Home Ministry has been hinting towards another Lockdown with a ban on any railway travel and flight travels. This piece of news was shared by many peoples on various social media especially on Whatspp which is popular for the spreading of fake news.
No Lockdown from June 15
Upon some digging it was found that this news is completely false and there has been not any announcement made or any indication hinting towards another lockdown of the whole country. The country has already completed all the three phases of Lockdown which began in the month of March which affected everyone nationwide.
दावा: सोशल मीडिया पर फैलाई जा रही एक फोटो में दावा किया जा रहा है कि गृह मंत्रालय द्वारा ट्रेन और हवाई यात्रा पर प्रतिबंध के साथ 15 जून से देश में फिर से पूर्ण लॉकडाउन लागू किया जा सकता है।#PIBFactcheck– यह #Fake है। फेक न्यूज़ फैलाने वाली ऐसी भ्रामक फोटो से सावधान रहें। pic.twitter.com/DqmrDrcvSz
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As announced by PM Modi the Unlock-1 is currently in exercise after lifting the earlier lockdown that came as a relief to all the stranded migrants and workers who were stuck at various places. Taking various precautionary measures the Lockdown has been lifter slowly with everyday life getting back to ease.
Three-phase reopening, Unlock-1
Meanwhile, the containment zone is still in Lockdown as announced by the Govt. They will experience the lockdown until June 30, 2020. The reopening of other places apart from the containment zones will follow a three-phase process lifting the restriction slowly while life comes back to normalcy.
Phase one will see the reopening of all the religious places, the restaurants, hotels, hospitals, and all the shopping malls with the onset of June 8. The Centre has made specific guidelines for the places and asked the peoples to stick to it.
Phase two is related to the reopening of all the educational institutions across the country. All the schools, colleges, universities, and various coaching institutes are to be opened in the month of July only after consultation with the respective States and UT’s.
The third phase includes all the unnecessary activities which are to remain restricted until any announcement is done by the Central Govt. It includes all the international travels, metros, cinema halls, swimming pools, gyms, parks, public auditorium, bars, and political functions of parties, and any other unnecessary large public gatherings that would lead to the spread of the disease. Necessary actions are to be taken if any violation is done apart from the mentioned activities by the Centre.