Rajasthan Lockdown Extended till June 8 with 3 days Weekend Curfew: Know all Details

Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, on Sunday, announced that the COVID-19 lockdown in Rajasthan will be extended till June 8. This time, the lockdown will be a three-tier public discipline lockdown (त्रि-स्तरीय जन अनुशासन लाॅकडाउन) which will be in force from 24th May 5 am till 8th June 5 am.

Rajasthan Home Department issued the order for extending the lockdown on May 23. The decision was made at a state-level meeting held on May 22.

Here’s all you need to know about the Rajasthan Lockdown:

  • Fine for not wearing appropriate face masks in public places has been doubled from Rs 500 to Rs 1,000.
  • Marriage and wedding ceremonies will not be allowed till June 30. However, marriages at homes and court marriages will be permitted with a maximum attendance of 11 people. The family where the wedding is being organized will have to submit details on
  • The weekend curfew is extended by one day, and will be imposed from Friday to Monday as opposed to the earlier schedule of only Friday to Sunday. This will be imposed from Friday, 28th May 12 noon to Tuesday, 1st June, 5 am and again from Friday, 4th June 12 noon to Tuesday, 7th June 5 am.

  • COVID-19 vaccination beneficiaries can only visit the vaccination centres within the same locality as their residence. They are not allowed to visit distant centers.
  • It will be mandatory for travelers coming from outside the state to submit the RT-PCR negative report, conducted within 72 hours.
  • All medical emergencies and other permissible categories would be allowed.
  • During the 3-tier public discipline lockdown, citizens are expected to follow COVID-19 appropriate behaviour at three levelsfamily, ward or village and state.
    • Level 1: Stopping entry of outsiders into houses or meeting them at open spaces instead
    • Level 2: Check spreader activities at village level and ensure the gathering of 5 or more are disallowed at village level
    • Level 3: Inter-district and inter-village movement of people is barred
  • Markets will remain closed except for dairy/milk parlours, fruits and vegetable shops and those selling fruits and vegetables on handcarts or rickshaws, flower vendors and Mandis.

According to a government release, the state may allow some relaxations in commercial activities from June 1 in districts where the COVID-19 situation will improve significantly.


Strict Lockdown in Rajasthan from 10 May: what’s Open and what’s Closed

With the rapid increase in coronavirus cases in Rajasthan, the state government has declared a complete lockdown from Monday, May 10, 5:00 am till Monday, May 24, 5:00 am.

Under the restrictions, all activities, including wedding ceremonies, have been completely banned in the state. Only essential and emergency services will continue to operate.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced the imposition of complete lockdown in Rajasthan, after the meeting with the Council of Ministers on Thursday evening.

Here is a list of what’s allowed, what’s not during the lockdown in Rajasthan.

Marriage ceremonies banned completely till 31st May

  • Marriage functions have been completely banned and will be allowed only after May 31.
  • Marriage gardens, banquet halls and hotels will be closed for wedding events.
  • The advance booking amount given to marriage gardens, bands etc. will be either returned or adjusted later.
  • Weddings to be in form of court marriage or organized at home, however, be allowed in the presence of a maximum of 11 people.
  • Any type of ceremony, DJ, procession, party, etc. will not be allowed till 31 May.
  • Permission for marriage has to be intimated via the web portal ( – e-Intimation:MARRIAGE)
  • Even for the in-home weddings, no band, or entertainment, caterers or tent house-related personnel shall be allowed.
  • Home delivery of any type of goods related to tent house, caterers will NOT be allowed.
  • No bus-jeep/auto/tempo/tractors etc. to be allowed for Baraat Procession.
  • No mass gatherings or feasts to be organized.

Everything except emergency services will be closed

  • Only shops dealing with essential products and services will remain open during the period.
  • All private offices and commercial establishments will remain shut during the lockdown.
  • All MGNREGA works will be restricted during the period.
  • All Places of worship will be closed during the lockdown.
  • To prevent the migration of workers, factories and special buses will be operated for the workers of factories/construction sites.
  • Shops that have been permitted to open as per the earlier guidelines will continue to open.

Private and public transport will remain closed

  • Movement of both private or public transport will be prohibited except for emergency vehicles.
  • Inter and intra-state movement of goods and commodities will be permitted.
  • All intra-state travels or travel between districts, cities and villages will be prohibited.
  • Dedicated personnel for loading/unloading of heavy goods will be permitted.
  • Anyone arriving from outside the state will need to provide the latest RT-PCR test report not older than 72 hours.
  • Anyone who fails to produce the documents required will be quarantined for 15 days.
  • Roadways bus services to remain closed till 24th.

Fruits-vegetables, dairy and Kirana stores will open as earlier

  • Fruit-vegetable carts (thela) will be allowed from 6 am to 5 pm.
  • Grocery and food items shops will open from 6 am to 11 am.
  • Liquor shops will also be open from Monday to Friday from 6 am to 11 am as before.

More Restrictions/Allowances:

  • Industries or units associated with construction will be allowed to avoid the movement of migrant labour from their locations. Associated units to issue ID cards for them.
  • If the above units are running special buses, they will have to present bus details and details of the driver attested by the authorized signatory of the company, to the District Magistrate.

What’s Open?

  • Those who are travelling will have to show their tickets to be allowed to go to or come home from railway stations, metro stations and airports.
  • Medical services for pregnant women and patients, private hospitals, laboratories, and their associated personnel (with ID cards) will be exempted from the purview of the restrictions.
  • Those who have registered for Covid-19 vaccination will be allowed to travel to vaccination centres but with registration-related documents and ID cards.
  • Newspapers can be distributed between 4 am and 8 am while those working with electronic and print media can move with ID cards.
  • Banks, insurance services will be allowed to operate from 10 am to 2 pm only.
  • LPG, CNG, petrol pumps, gas outlets will be open for private vehicles from 7 am to 12 noon.

Shops selling construction material to remain closed. However, they can dispatch the goods if orders are taken via phone.

The medical departments will issue separate guidelines regarding attendants caring for hospitalized Covid-19 patients.

Many restrictions were already in force in the state under ‘Red Alert Jan Anushasan Pakhwada‘ or ‘Red Alert Public Discipline Fortnight‘ which have been made stringent on the basis of the suggestions given by the Council of Ministers during the meeting.

All the other instructions not specified here shall be followed as per the guidelines issued on 30 April 2021.


Last updated on: 10 May 2021


राजस्थान में Unlock 5 की गाइडलाइन जारी

  • 31 अक्टूबर तक बंद रहेंगे स्कूल-कॉलेज । सिर्फ 9 से 12 क्लास के स्टूडेंट्स को गाइडेंस के लिए स्कूल जाने की अनुमति।
  • थियेटर्स, सिनेमा हॉल भी 31 अक्टूबर तक बंद। केंद्र सरकार की ओर से मिली अनुमति।
  • अन्य बड़े सामूहिक आयोजनों पर भी 31 अक्टूबर तक रोक।
  • विवाह समारोह में 50 से ज्यादा लोग नहीं हो सकते एकत्रित। मास्क पहनना, सामाजिक दूरी रखना, हैंडवॉश और सैनिटाइजर अनिवार्य।
  • अंतिम संस्कार संबंधित कार्यक्रमों में 20 से ज्यादा लोगो नहीं हो सकेंगे शामिल। मास्क और सोशल डिस्टेंसिंग अनिवार्य।

केंद्र सरकार की ओर से Unlock 5 की गाइड लाइन जारी होने के बाद गुरुवार को राज्य सरकार ने भी अनलॉक 5 की गाइड लाइन जारी कर दी है।

राज्य सरकार ने स्कूल, कॉलेज,स्विमिंग पूल, सिनेमा हॉल, थियेटर्स मल्टीप्लेक्स मनोरंजन पार्क 31 अक्टूबर तक बंद रखने के आदेश जारी किए है, साथ ही अन्य बड़े सामूहिक आयोजन भी 31 अक्टूबर तक बंद रहेंगे।

केंद्र सरकार ने हाल ही में राज्य सरकारों को अपनी सुविधा के हिसाब से शिक्षण संस्थान खोलने का अधिकार दिया था। गृह विभाग की ओर जारी गाइड लाइन के मुताबिक राज्य सरकारें चरणबद्ध तरीके से शिक्षण संस्थानों को खोलने का निर्णय ले सकती है। इसी क्रम में राजस्थान सरकार ने 31 अक्टूबर तक राज्य में सभी सरकारी स्कूल, कॉलेज कोचिंग संस्थान बंद करने का निर्णय लिया है। स्टूडेंट्स के नियमित कक्षा की गतिविधियों के लिए शिक्षण संस्थान 31 अक्टूबर तक बंद रखे गए है।

इससे पहले 21 सितम्बर से 9 वीं से 12वीं के स्टूडेंट्स को स्वैच्छिक रूप से स्कूल जाने की अनुमति प्रदान कर दी थी। इसके साथ ही ऑनलाइन शिक्षा को प्रोत्साहित किया जाएगा।

राजस्थान की जारी की गई गाइडलाइन के अनुसार स्विमिंग पूल, सिनेमा हॉल, थियेटर्स मल्टीप्लेक्स मनोरंजन पार्क 31 अक्टूबर तक बंद रहेंगे। साथ ही अन्य बड़े सामूहिक आयोजन भी 31 अक्टूबर तक बंद रहेंगे।

इससे पहले केंद्र सरकार ने सिनेमा हॉल खोलने की अनुमति दे दी थी, लेकिन राज्य सरकार ने प्रदेश में सिनेमा हॉल खोलने की अनुमति नहीं दी है।


Unlock 4: Rajasthan Issues Guidelines

Rajasthan government, on Sunday evening, issued fresh guidelines for the fourth phase of unlocking. These guidelines are largely based on the ones issued by the Union Home Ministry on Saturday, August 29.

The fourth phase of unlocking will take place from September 1 till September 30.

As per the order from Rajasthan Government, lockdown will remain in force in all the containment zones till September 30, 2020. The zones will be demarcated and notified by the district collector after taking into consideration the guidelines of the Ministry of Health. Only essential activities will be allowed in those areas.

The government has directed for intensive contact tracing, house-to-house surveillance and other clinical interventions in the containment zones.

Unlock 4.0: Prohibited Activities in the State

  • School, colleges, educational and coaching institutions will remain close for students.
  • Cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, and other similar places will also remain shut till September 30.

Unlock 4.0: List of Activities Allowed in the State

  • Online and distance learning will continue as usual.
  • 50 per cent of teaching and non-teaching staff to be called to schools at a time for online teaching, tele-counselling and related work.
  • Students of classes 9 to 12 may be permitted to visit their schools in areas outside the containment zones only on a voluntary basis for taking guidance from their teachers.
  • Skills or entrepreneurship training have been allowed in National Skill Training Institutes, Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs).
  • Higher education institutions only for research scholars (PhD) and post-graduate students of technical and professional programmes requiring laboratory and experimental works will be permitted. These will be permitted by the Department of Higher Education (DHE) in consultation with the MHA.
  • Open-air theatres will be permitted to reopen with effect from September 21.
  • Metro rail services will be allowed to operate with effect from September, in a graded manner.
  • International air travel, except as permitted by the MHA, will not be allowed.
  • Social, academic, sports, entertainment, cultural, religious, and other congregations will be permitted with a ceiling of 50 persons, with effect from September 21.
  • Marriage-related gathering can be held by giving prior information to SDM. The state government has permitted the maximum number of guests not more than 50.
  • In funeral -related gatherings, not more than 20 people will be allowed until September 21, 2020. Later 50 people can be allowed.
  • All worship places will be permitted to open from September 7, 2020, with certain protocols.
  • There will be no restriction on inter-state and intra-state movement of people and goods. No separate permission, approval, or e-permit will be required for such movement.

Common Safety Precautions at Public Places

As per the Rajasthan government’s latest guidelines

  • Wearing of face cover is compulsory in all public and workplaces.
  • Each person will have to maintain a distance of six feet in public places.
  • Consumption of liquor, pan, tobacco, and spitting in public places have remained prohibited.
  • In workplaces, staggering business hours should be followed. The state government has also asked companies and businesses to continue ‘work from home’ practice, if possible.

Rajasthan Lockdown to be extended till April 30

After Punjab and Odisha, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot, on Friday, announced the extension of the lockdown in the state till April 30. The decision has been taken in order to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

Earlier on March 21, Rajasthan CM had announced a complete lockdown in the state till March 31. The CM had announced this state-wide lockdown before the Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the pan-India 21-day lockdown on March 25.

The CM discussed the current situation with the representatives of industrial organisations and various business associations through video conferencing. He said that protecting the lives of people is the most important aspect of the decision of the state government.

The CM said that the entrepreneurs and traders of the state have given their support to the government in handling the situation. They have maintained the supply chain of essential commodities during the lockdown period.

He said, “The government stands with entrepreneurs in this hour of crisis, and industries related to essential commodities, which were allowed to open in lockdown, will not require any kind of permission to conduct their work smoothly”.

Gehlot took feedback from representatives of various associations, heard their suggestions related to the smooth supply of essential commodities and lifting the lockdown.

Earlier the Chief Minister of Punjab, Amarinder Singh Earlier unanimously extended the lockdown till May 1 on Friday. Before that, Odisha PM announced that the lockdown in the state will be extended until the end of this month.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister has scheduled a video conference to interact with the Chief Ministers of the states on Saturday. The PM along with the CMs will decide upon extending the 21-day further.

News Source: and TOI