On Saturday, the Ministry of Home Affairs announced lockdown 5.0 until June 30 to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus in the country. The fourth phase of the lockdown will end today and the new lockdown will begin from Monday as per the guidelines.
The Centre issued an advisory for reopening of many activities in containment zones. All sites of worship, shopping malls will be also opened from June 8. Also, the night curfew has been relaxed from 9 pm to 5 am.
Many were imagining that 'Lockdown 5.0' will be declared, following the trend of previous declarations. But this time, the phase starting from June 1 was known to be 'Unlock 1'. If it is called Unlock 1, do the things are on the verge to become normal? Well, let time answer this question.
As the new lockdown guidelines were issued Twitterati, as usual, made rounds of the social media handle with Unlock 1 and Lockdown 5 memes.
As the guidelines announced, many were confused about what this lockdown could mean and is it a ‘lockdown’ anymore. This is how they reacted: