Alcohol shops to open, but with distance regulations

NEW DELHI: Sell, and you will have to guarantee a minimum distance of six feet ('do gaj ki doori') from each other and also make sure that no more than five people are present at the same time in the store, according to the 'National Directives for Covid-19 'management.

The Home Office on Friday allowed all independent stores, neighborhood stores and stores in residential complexes to remain open in urban areas with no distinction between essential and non-essential. All stores in rural areas, except in shopping malls, may also remain open, according to the guidelines.