Do you need documents to go out of your homes?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nationwide lockdown for 21 days

This also means CrPC section 144 remains active, which bars assembly of four or more people

Who all can move out and wether you need an ID

1. People who do not need any movement passes

Individuals going to nearby stores to buy essential food items and medicines. Not more than two persons can be together

Individuals engaged in ongoing agricultural, animal husbandry and fisheries activities

2. Those who require ID cards by their employers only

Medical personnel, nurses and other personnel of all healthcare establishments

Workers of electricity, water, banks and other public utilities, including those dealing with petroleum, LPG, CNG

Employees of print and electronic media as well as those associated with the delivery of newspapers

3. Those who require authorization letters by employers, endorsed by police/local SDO

Personnel associated with distribution of essential commodities under PDS, hyper marts, e-commerce platforms, home delivery of food