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Covid-19: HC wants 5 UP cities shut but Yogi govt rules out lockdown

IndiaTimes Monday, 19 April 2021
The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday refused to go for a lockdown, saying it was necessary to protect livelihoods of people, after the Allahabad High Court directed the state government to enforce closure of government and private establishments in five cities -- Lucknow, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Kanpur and Gorakhpur -- till April 26 to break the lethal Covid chain.
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