The Delhi government announced lifting of restrictions in view of a decline in COVID-19 cases in the city.
Traders' body asks Delhi Disaster Management Authority to allow malls, markets to operate till 10 pm
The trade body noted that even if the opening time of shops is changed from 10 am to 11 am in the morning, their closing time must be increased in the evening.
Taking suo motu cognisance of the photographs, the HC initiated a PIL, directing the Centre, the Delhi government and the Delhi Police to file status reports.
The Delhi fire brigade has rushed 30 fire engines to the spot and firefighting operations are underway.
The head of AAP's trade and industry wing Brijesh Goel said that the Delhi government had proposed reopening of markets but the request was turned down by the Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.
As the lockdown was announced, the small vendors, cloth sellers on streets put items like jewellery, bags, shoes on sale fearing complete lockdown.
CTI Chairman Brijesh Goyal said that the Delhi government has taken a very balanced decision by imposing a six-day lockdown.