However, shops of essential commodities including milk and medicines have been allowed to open till late night. Cinema halls, multiplexes, theatres, amusement parks and business exhibitions will remain closed in all these districts. Public gatherings, rallies and dharnas have also been banned.
Sirsa, Rewari, Jind, Fatehabad, Mahendragarh, Kaithal, Bhiwani and Hisar have been included in Group-A cities where restrictions are more. Now shops and markets will be closed in 19 districts from 6 pm. In Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonipat, Ambala, Panchkula, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamunanagar, Rohtak and Jhajjar, there are already instructions to close the markets at 6 pm.
When Gajendra Phogat started his program and sang “Yeh Desh Hai Veer Jawano Ka”, Vande Mataram, Yaad Karo Qurbani, Karni Sai To Rees Karo Bhagat Singh Sardar Ki” he came from every corner of the country to participate in the National Fencing Competition. Players from almost all the states were compelled to dance.Phogat also got them to chant Bharat Mata ki Jai and Vande Mataram slogans on this.