How Indians are adhering to social distancing norms in public place

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Following the rules!
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Following the rules!

Retail stores have begun strict adherence to social distancing since the first day of the 21-day lockdown.

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A sigh of relief
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A sigh of relief

However, the biggest relief is for those who went into a panic buying mode after the lockdown was announced that big retail stores like Reliance Store, Big Bazaar and More have enough quantities of essential goods. But there was a shortage of goods in the local shops.

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What the govt is doing?
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What the govt is doing?

The Delhi government made it clear there will no shortage of goods in any shop in Delhi.

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No price rise amid supply shortage
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No price rise amid supply shortage

Apart from this, the big retail stores have also not increased the rates of the items like the local shopkeepers have done. Reliance Fresh was still offering discounts on Wednesday like it used to give earlier.

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Changing trends
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Changing trends

However, the entry to these stores now is not as easy as it used to be earlier. Entry to only five customers at a time is allowed in these stores as they have been asked to follow social distancing strictly.

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Social distancing
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Social distancing

Customers standing in a queue outside the stores have been asked to maintain a minimum distance of one meter. They have been provided with a number for their turn and are not allowed in if they are not wearing masks.

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Mask is an important gear!
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Mask is an important gear!

The guards at Reliance Store stopped a man from entering the store as he was not wearing a mask. The man called up the police after he was stopped but the police also didn't allow him to enter. (Representative Image)

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The helping hand
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The helping hand

Big Bazaar has even started home delivery of goods. Customers can place their orders through the numbers issued by the store and get the items at home. The store is also offering cash on delivery service. (Representative Image)

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