There will be a complete lockdown on five Sundays in Karnataka, starting from July 5 to August 2, the state government’s Unlock-2 guidelines said on Tuesday.
On night curfew, it said movement of individuals would be strictly prohibited between 8.00 pm to 5.00 am throughout the state, except for essential activities, including operation of industrial units in multiple shifts, movement of persons and goods on national and state highways and major district roads.
With effect from July 10, all government offices, Boards and Corporations, except those operating and maintaining essential services, shall remain closed on all Saturdays till the second week of August, the order said, adding that this in addition to the existing holidays on 2nd and 4th Saturdays.
Schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutions will continue to remain closed till July 31 as prescribed by the centre.
International air travel of passengers, Metro Rail, cinema halls, gymnasiums,swimming pools,entertainment parks, theatres, bars, auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places, social, political, sports, entertainment, academic, cultural, religious functions and other large congregations continue to remain prohibited, it added.