The ministry of home affairs is likely to announce a detailed guideline of Unlock 5, to be effective from October 1, shortly. In this phase, the Centre is likely to allow a number of activities, including the reopening of cinema theatres in a restricted manner. Despite a steep rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in the country, the home ministry has made it clear that there would be more relaxations and fewer restrictions, though local administrations in some states are heavily relying on voluntary curfew, local lockdowns etc.
in Unlock 4, the Centre allowed the states to restart schools and colleges from September 21. A number of national-level competitive exams were held and the resumption of more activities while adhering to social-distancing norms was encouraged. College and universities were also asked to hold final-year examinations by September 30.
Unlock 5.0 is likely to become the most crucial as a number of religious festivals are scheduled in October, including Durga Puja. While the Centre ha