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Amid Covid-19 Surge, Weekend Lockdown Imposed In Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday, had announced a weekend lockdown in the national capital to contain the spread of Covid-19. Malls, gyms, spas and auditoriums in Delhi will remain closed and cinema halls will operate with 30 per cent capacity, said Kejriwal. All essential services will be allowed to function.

April 17, 2021

A deserted view of Azadpur, during weekend lockdown imposed in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases, in Delhi.

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New Delhi - Ghazipur border wears a deserted look, as Government imposed Sunday lockdown in states in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases across the country, in Ghaziabad.

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India Gate area wears a deserted look during the weekend lockdown in view of the recent surge in coronavirus cases, at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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India Gate area wears a deserted look during the weekend lockdown in view of the recent surge in coronavirus cases, at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Laxmi Nagar area wears a deserted look, during weekend lockdown imposed in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases across the country, in New Delhi.

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Closed shops at Vikas Marg, during weekend lockdown imposed in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases across the country, in New Delhi.

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Less vehicular movement on the roads of National capital during weekend lockdown imposed in the wake of rising covid-19 cases across the country, in New Delhi.

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Connaught Place wears a deserted look during weekend lockdown in New Delhi.

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Connaught Place wears a deserted look during weekend lockdown in New Delhi.

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Connaught Place wears a deserted look during weekend lockdown in New Delhi.

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A deserted view of NH 9 during weekend lockdown imposed in wake of rising Covid-19 cases across the country, in Delhi.

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A deserted view of Delhi Noida Direct Flyway during weekend lockdown imposed in wake of rising Covid-19 cases across the country, in Delhi.

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Police personnel screen vehicles for identity cards near Akshardham temple police check post during weekend lockdown imposed in wake of rising Covid-19 cases across the country, in Delhi.

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Police personnel screen vehicles for identity cards near Akshardham temple police check post during weekend lockdown imposed in wake of rising Covid-19 cases across the country, in Delhi.

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A cat walks in a deserted market area during a weekend lockdown in New Delhi. Over 200,000 new infections were detected in the past 24 hours, and major cities, like Mumbai and New Delhi, are under virus restrictions.

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A man crosses a deserted street during a weekend lockdown in New Delhi.

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People ride a motorbike on a deserted street during a weekend lockdown in New Delhi.

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An autorickshaw drives on a deserted street during a weekend lockdown in New Delhi.

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Delhi Police officers stand at a check point during a weekend lockdown in New Delhi.

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A cyclist pedals past a deserted street during a weekend lockdown in New Delhi.

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A man idling his time at a Chandni chowk market during weekend lockdown imposed in the wake of rising covid-19 cases across the country, in New Delhi.

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Police personnel patrol at a Chandni market area during weekend lockdown imposed in the wake of rising covid-19 cases across the country, in New Delhi.

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Chandni Chowk market wears a deserted look during weekend lockdown imposed in the wake of rising covid-19 cases across the country, in New Delhi.

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Workers resting on carts in front of closed shops during weekend lockdown imposed in the wake of rising covid-19 cases across the country, in New Delhi.

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