Can You Travel From Delhi To Gurugram Or Noida During Lockdown? All You Need To Know

by Tania Tarafdar
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Due to the surge in COVID cases, Delhi is under a six-day complete till April 26. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that it was crucial to impose the curbs before the health system of the city reaches its limit. While essential services will still continue, all non-essential services are prohibited during this time. Private offices, malls, weekly markets, educational institutes, cinema halls, restaurants, bars, public parks, s gyms, spas, and beauty parlours will remain closed during this time. 

People travelling to and from the airport or railway station will be allowed on the road with a valid ticket. But if you are wondering if you can travel from Delhi to Noida, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, or Faridabad, here’s what you need to know. 

Travelling From Delhi To Gurugram

Only people involved in essential activities can travel in the 6-day lockdown and you will need an e-pass issued by the Delhi government even to travel to Gurugram. To apply for an e-pass you have to visit the Delhi government’s official website. Besides, the Haryana government has also imposed a curfew from 9 pm to 5 am. Besides, curfew passes will be issued for marriages and other permitted activities. 

Also read: Delhi Curfew: Here’s How You Can Apply For An E-Pass To Step Out

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Travelling From Delhi To Noida & Ghaziabad

The Uttar Pradesh government has also imposed a night curfew and a complete lockdown every Sunday till May 15. If you wish to travel during the lockdown hours, you will need an e-pass. People who are engaged in food services, medical equipment shops, banks, ATMs, telecom and Internet services, Information Technology and IT-enabled services, e-commerce of essential services can request an e-pass to travel during the 6-day lockdown.

Also read: These Establishments In Delhi NCR Are Offering Home Meal Services To Infected Patients In Quarantine

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According to the Delhi Disaster Management Authority people who already availed an e-pass for emergency or essential work in the night curfew/weekend curfew will also be valid for the lockdown.

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