Chandigarh lockdown news: Today’s updates | Chandigarh News

As the Central and state governments allow phase-wise relaxation in curbs to get the life up and running again following over two months of lockdown to prevent the spread of Covid-19, we bring you the latest updates from your city.
* ANI update at 11.45am: Supreme Court asks Union of India (UoI) to convene a meeting of representatives/officials from Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Haryana, and to try to evolve a common policy for movement of commuters between the three states in Delhi-NCR region.
*If Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar is to be believed, migrants have dropped the idea of returning to their native states after the opening of various sectors. According to him, the state sent back around 3.26 lakh migrants to their native places till Monday and now around two lakh have dropped the idea of leaving. Khattar has also claimed that those who left due to lockdown have “changed their mind” and are now willing to come back and join industrial sector.
*As part of the exercise to resume schools in Haryana after lockdown 5.0, the authorities will on Thursday take feedback from stakeholders, said an official. In a communication from the Haryana’s directorate of school education, the district education officers (DEOs) have been asked to hold meetings on Thursday and submit the report by June 7, so that the state could submit the input to HRD ministry on June 8.
* Update at 9.18am: India reports 9,304 new Covid-19 cases & 260 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the country now at 2,16,919 including 1,06,737 active cases, 1,04,107 cured/discharged/migrated and 6,075 deaths, reports ANI quoting Ministry of health and family welfare
*The municipal corporation (MC) will open the bookings for community centres for only weddings with not more than 50 guests and last rites ceremony with 20 people from Thursday.
* ANI update at 7.10am: Police personnel check vehicles at Delhi-Gurugram border as people commute through the route.

*Residents who wish to offer prayers at Mata Mansa Devi temple will have to take an appointment before entering the premises. Temples in the Tricity will open from June 8.
*The Panchkula administration has extended one-hour time for the shops to remain opened and the main market will be allowed to open six days in a week.
*With migrants choosing to stay back following resumption of commercial activities, the last-minute struggle to pack the Shramik Special trains plying to various states continues. Now, the Chandigarh administration officials are taking help of beat box staff to fill the vacant seats.

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