Delhi weekend curfew brings back memories of last year's lockdown

Topics New Delhi | Coronavirus | Lockdown

The year’s first weekend curfew in Delhi brought back memories of last year’s stringent lockdown, which had halted life and taken a heavy toll on livelihoods. It was as though the clock had been turned back — so strong was the sense of déjà vu. Deserted roads. Shuttered shops. The vigil by men in uniform. Sights still imprinted in the mind from last year. In a flash, they all returned. Connaught Place (CP), Delhi’s heritage high street, hardly received any visitors. Except for a handful of bank branches, the India Post Office and half a dozen r.....

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