Our Chief Minister Mr. MYogiAdityanath has said that in view of the festival of Rakshabandhan, Rakhi and sweets shops will be open in the state on August 02, 2020. Weekly confinement of markets is scheduled on Saturday and Sunday for special sanitation and sanitization campaign aimed at controlling covid-19 and communicable diseases.
Chief Minister has instructed to provide free bus travel facility to women in all categories of buses of Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation on the festival of Rakshabandhan this year.
Under this, free travel facility will be available to women passengers in all the buses of the corporation between 12 o’clock at midnight of August 02, 2020 to 12 o’clock at midnight of August 03, 2020 (for 24 hours).
On the festival of Rakshabandhan, the Chief Minister has also instructed the police to do intensive patrolling. The Chief Minister said that on the occasion of Rakshabandhan, the protocol of Covid-19 should be followed completely, no public event should be held and all the rituals of the festival should be done at home.