DC asks all shops selling essential items to be closed by 5pm


District Magistrate East Khasi Hills on Wednesday has asked all shops selling essential items permitted to open during the Lockdown period shall remain closed by 5:00 PM, until further orders.

The decision was taken in partial modification to this office Order No.C&S.2/CVD/2021/ORD/49, dated Shillong, the 8th May, 2021.

The order further stated that Pharmacies and Pharmaceuticals Stores will open as per existing order and Petrol Pumps are permitted to open till 10:00 PM.

“ The Superintendent of Police, Incident Commanders and Executive Magistrates, East Khasi Hills will ensure strict compliance to this order,” the District Magistrate maintained.