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Days after relaxation in lockdown norms, heavy traffic at Delhi's ITO area

The Delhi government has allowed private offices to operate with full strength, stressing that offices should permit a majority of their staff to work from home.

Published: 22nd May 2020 08:03 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd May 2020 08:03 PM   |  A+A-

Delhi traffic

Traffic congestion at ITO during the fourth phase of nationwide lockdown in Delhi. (Photo | Parveen Negi, EPS)

By ANI

NEW DELHI: With the lockdown guidelines being relaxed under the fourth phase of COVID-19 lockdown, heavy traffic congestion was seen at ITO area here on Friday.

Several cars, two-wheelers, auto-rickshaws and a few buses were seen on the roads as people started going to their workplaces in the national capital amid the lockdown.

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The Delhi government has allowed private offices to operate with full strength, stressing that offices should permit a majority of their staff to work from home.

According to the Delhi government, not more than one passenger is allowed in auto-rickshaws, e-rickshaws, and cycle-rickshaws. The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) also resumed its city bus services earlier this week.

As per orders, no movement will be allowed between 7 pm and 7 am except for essential services and in case of an emergency. 

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