Market to open from today
IMPHAL, 21st May: Bringing changes to the guidelines issued on May 19, the government has allowed operation of wholesale and retail markets in the state including revenue district of Imphal West from 6 am to 2 pm from Friday onwards.
However, an order issued Thursday by DC Imphal West, specified that the relaxation will not cover retail markets in Dharmasala, Thangal Keithel and Paona Keithel areas.
People should go to local markets only and vehicles are not allowed for local marketing. Only the retailers are allowed to procure essential commodities and other related items from the wholesale market by district wise rotation as per the schedule notified earlier. Social distancing norms should be observed and the shopkeepers are responsible for maintaining the same. Wearing mask is compulsory by all, the order stated and added that everybody should strictly follow the guidelines, SOPs and national directives issued from time to time.