The Chandigarh administration on Tuesday withdrew night curfew from the Union Territory. Besides, all restaurants and bars will be allowed to remain open with 50 per cent capacity from 8 am to 12 am. The UT administration has also decided to withdraw the restriction of 50 per cent capacity of passengers for public transport.
"Night curfew is fully withdrawn from the UT. All restaurants/bars can remain open with 50% capacity from 8 am to 12 midnight. Restriction of 50% capacity of passengers for public transport is withdrawn: Chandigarh Administration," news agency ANI said in a tweet.
On April 28, the administration announced the extension of the curfew period by three hours to contain the spread of deadly Covid-19 in the UT. Before this announcement, the night curfew was imposed from 9 pm to 5 am which later extended from 6 pm till 5 am.