Section 144 extended in Mumbai: It has caused a lot of panic amongst citizens, though Aaditya Thackeray and others have tweeted about it, and called it a extension of the 144 Section which is prohibitory order, restricting the movement of people which has been extended till September 30th. The news caused panic on social media.
However, the State government asserts that no new restrictions have been imposed. This decision was taken amidst the surging cases of COVID-19.
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in his address had said that the second wave of Coronavirus may hit the city. The Mumbai Police will also take stringent actions against the violators and only essential services will be operational as per the standard protocols.