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UP govt allows opening of sweet, rakhi shops ahead of Raksha Bandhan

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UP govt allows opening of sweet, rakhi shops ahead of Raksha Bandhan

UP govt allows opening of sweet, rakhi shops ahead of Raksha Bandhan

Uttar Pradesh government has allowed opening of sweet shops and those selling rakhis on August 02.

UP is observing weekend lockdowns due to rising cases of COVID-19.

The decision has been taken in view of the Raksha Bandhan festival on August 03.

People in Moradabad thronged sweet and rakhi shops in good numbers.

Shopkeepers thanked the government for opening the stores as they will be able to sell some of their stock.

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