The Deputy Commissioner in the afternoon had confirmed that Belagavi district falls under the Orange zone as per the Home departments order.
Belagavi city has Sangameshwar Nagar, Azad Galli, Camp and Aman Nagar are containment zones so this covers most of the part of the city according to the police.
A major brainstorming meeting was held this evening on this and if all categories of shops are allowed they feared that it would create a huge chaos in the city.
The sources have confirmed that the lockdown will be relaxed in a phased manner keeping the safety aspects of every citizen.
Only the below-listed categories (business establishments) will be allowed to open from tomorrow, 4th May 2020.
1. All Essential commodities shops in the neighbourhood (colony) and shops in the residential complexes. (Shops in the market area are not permitted. Market area here refers to a Market area like Khade Bazar, Ramdev Galli, Shahpur etc etc )
2. Shops related to constructions activities.
3. Automobile showrooms with limited staff.
4. Restaurants for only door deliveries and no dine-in.
Rest all the business establishments will be allowed to open in a phased manner and we are having a meeting to discuss the subject matter tomorrow. As and when the permission is granted, intimation would be sent to all the concerned, replied the Belgaum Chamber of Commerce and Industries.