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NEW DELHI: People can now go for morning walks and jogging in the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) area. Lodhi Garden, Nehru Park, Talkatora Garden and the other parks and gardens will reopen for the public from Thursday.
Two months ago, parks and public places were shut down in view of the novel coronavirus-induced lockdown.
An order issued by the civic agency on Wednesday stated: “It has been decided to open parks and gardens of NDMC area, including Lodhi Garden, Nehru Park and Talkatora Garden, for public for limited purpose of walking, jogging and running on the walking tracks from May 21 till further orders. The parks will remain open between 7am and 10am and from 3.30pm to 6.30pm. These have been opened as per the revised guidelines of the Centre and Delhi government for Lockdown 4.0.”
“However, open gym, yoga and other such activities will not be allowed,” the order said.