Break the chain: Will spas, salons, and beauty parlors be open in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, and Pune during 'janta curfew' in Maharashtra?

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 02:54 PM IST
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Maharashtra Government on Tuesday announced a 15-day long statewide curfew from April 14 amid the spike in coronavirus cases in the state.

The curfew, which excludes essential services, will come into effect from 8 pm on Wednesday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said in his address via social media to people of the state.

Section 144 (prohibitory orders) of the Criminal Procedure Code will be in force till the "lockdown-like" restrictions are in place, Thackeray said.

He refrained from terming the new curbs as a lockdown.

Now, as the Maharashtra government has put strict restrictions in place, several services will be unavailable during for the next 15 days. During the curfew, the state government has said that barber shops, spas, salons and beauty parlors will remain closed during the janta curfew period.

Additionally, the government has ordered that all staff that may work in these establishments are advised to get vaccinated at the earliest, as per GOI guidelines, so that reopening of these may be expedited.

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