Ujjain: Grocery store operators were only allowed to provide home delivery under Janta’s curfew. But, as of Saturday, the administration allowed grocery stores to serve customers from 8 a.m. to noon.

Due to this movement of the administration, the market is once again witnessing a huge rush. Cops removed barricades at various intersections to allow residents access to stores. But the locals failed to follow the physical distance. After

Collector Asheesh Singh and SP Satyendra Kumar Shukla provided an update on the situation in the city, including Daulatganj, Favvara Chowk Chowk via Freeganj, Dewasgate and Dudhtalai.

They also inspected Kanthal at Mirzanaimbeg Marg, Dhaba Road, Danigate via Nai Sadak, Tanki Chouraha at Gopal Mandir, Gudri among others. They also directed the duty cops to various locations.

Collector said people can buy products from stores near their homes, following corona protocols.

If the rules are not followed, the home delivery rule may be imposed again, he added.

Corona cases are under control, people are also aware, we all need to take precautions, he said.

Covidiots: the Namkeen store and the sealed book depot

Despite the ban, a store owner was selling snacks in Freeganj. The tehsildar reached the place and sealed the shop. Tehsildar Abhishek Sharma has ordered that a case be brought against the owner of Jain Namkeen Bhandar for flouting curfew standards. Officials also sealed a Pustak Mahal bookstore that was found operating in Rishi Nagar.