New Delhi: The Delhi government has announced that not a single match of IPL will take place in Delhi. Sisodia also said that all major events, talks and sporting events are being banned in Delhi till further notice. With this, the government has ordered the closure of all public swimming pools in Delhi by 31 March with immediate effect. It was announced by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia himself, with whom Health Minister Satyendra Jain was also present at the press conference. Manish Sisodia has said that we have decided to ban IPL matches to be held in Delhi, where people gather in thousands.
Earlier, the officials said that the Delhi government’s health department has issued an order in this regard on Thursday. He said that swimming pools of all hotels and other institutions will also be closed.
The Delhi government on Thursday declared all the cinema houses, schools and colleges till 31 March, declaring the corona virus an epidemic. However these do not include the schools where the examinations are being held.
While issuing the order, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had said, ‘All educational institutions including schools, colleges, ITIs, polytechnics, universities, private coaching centers and tuition centers will remain closed till 31 March. However, the institutes where the examinations are being held will be open.
All activities in JNU campus postponed till 31 March
In view of the threat of Corona, Jawaharlal Nehru University has decided that all the lectures, class presentations and exams to be held on campus will be postponed till 31 March. All types of seminars, talks and workshops on campus will be postponed until 31 March.
Petition to the High Court to stop the spread of corona virus in the courts of Delhi
The petition, sent through a letter to the Delhi High Court, requested immediate steps to prevent the corona virus from spreading to its premises and all district courts in the national capital. The letter sent by a lawyer, Mohit Kumar Gupta, states that the Kovid-19 virus is highly contagious and can infect more than one person at a time with no vaccine yet available. If it spreads in the courts, ‘the judicial system will be inaccessible to the common man’.
What is said in the letter to the court Gupta said in the letter, “Prevention is the best treatment before a person is caught by the virus and after that the only hope is to keep it aside under medical supervision.”
The letter, addressed to the Registrar General of the High Court, in addition to special circumstances, imposed a complete ban on litigants ‘entry into courts, prohibiting entry into court premises and lawyers’ chambers, making sanitizers readily available and by security and court staff Some precautionary measures, including the use of masks, have been suggested.