Gurugram orders all shops to shut by 6 pm every day, those in 'essential categories' exempted

Megha Jain

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Amid rising COVID-19 cases in the country, the Gurugram district administration has directed all shops to close by 6 pm every day. The new order issued by the Gurugram District Magistrate includes shopping malls, plazas and community markets. However, the order excludes those shops which come in the "essential categories". As per the order, pharmaceutical and grocery shops have been exempted.