Police pickets placed in Nizamuddin area of Delhi on Apr 20 to keep a check over vehicular movement as the city is under lockdown. Police looked for valid passes for the movement. DCP (South-East) Rajendra P Meena said, "Essential services exempted during lockdown including newly-added category of advocates. We have set up 3 pickets under each police station and added extra force in areas where we anticipate crowds. No major violations have been noticed since morning". Delhi government imposed a week-long lockdown to control spread of coronavirus. The national capital reported 23,686 new cases and 240 fatalities on April 19.