The Delhi Police announced on Monday that delivery of online orders and a host of other services will be prohibited for three days in the capital city New Delhi district on account of this week’s G20 Summit.
SS Yadav, Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic), said during a press conference, “All cloud kitchens, commercial establishments, markets, food delivery, and commercial delivery services will be shut from September 8 to 10 in the New Delhi district.”
He added that the orders due to be delivered even through companies such as Amazon and Flipkart are prohibited in the controlled New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) zone.
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The senior officer, however, noted that certain services, including delivery of essential medical items, have been exempted from the restrictions.
“Lab reports and sample collection will be permitted throughout the city. The Special CP further stated that vehicles for hotels, hospitals, and other significant installations in the district involved in housekeeping, catering, trash disposal, etc. will be permitted following verification,” the Special CP further stated.
The Delhi G20 Summit
The G20 Leaders Summit will be held at the newly-built Bharat Mandapam International Exhibition-Convention Centre at the revamped Pragati Maidan complex on September 9 and 10.
India is the first South Asian host of the G20 meet. World leaders such as US President Joe Biden, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, and Canadian Premier Justin Trudeau, among others, will attend the Delhi G20 Summit.
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