Bhubaneswar, April 25 (Local Wire): Twin City Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi Saturday said that the citizens need to wait for orders from the State government on the Centre’s new directive of opening shops.
The statement from Sarangi came to light after the Ministry of Home Affairs issued guidelines to open most categories of shops excluding shopping malls.
“Please await State Government decision on the subject, which will be based on consideration of local situation and requirements.
Till there is a decision by the State Government shops, except for those already exempted, will remain closed,” he said.
The Ministry while granting relaxation in the category of Commercial and private establishments, issued an order to all States to allow opening of all shops registered under Shops and Establishment Act of respective States, including shops in residential complexes, neighborhood and standalone shops.