The government needs to find more permanent solutions that not only ensure social distancing but also take into account the human cost that women must pay to help the economy get back on track.
The cricketer-turned-MP posted a couple of photos supposedly from outside a Delhi liquor shop where neither the five-people norm was being followed nor social distancing being practised.
Social Distancing rules in India were flouted at various locations as liquor shops reopen after more than 40 days.
Leader of Opposition in the Assembly, Ramvir Singh Bidhuri, slammed the Delhi government's decision to open liquor shops, claiming it can increase coronavirus positive cases by up to 10 per cent.
The decision to open the state-run retail outlets across Tamil Nadu was taken after people in districts bordering Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh started making a beeline to liquor shops.
The state government in a guideline said only standalone OFF shops selling foreign, IMFL, and country spirits will remain functional and not 'ON' shops
The Centre has now allowed the sale of liquor in all zones, barring the containment zones, and only in standalone shops.
A shop had to be be closed in Mayur Vihar in east Delhi as people failed to maintain social distancing.
The viral post drew hilarious reactions, with a user even writing, 'Customer is God.'
In a few videos by News18, some people in Kolar, a small town in Karnataka, were spotted bursting crackers outside wine shops as well.
Are people really that thirsty that they have been crowding outside liquor stories from 7am just to get their hands on their favourite booze?
The state government is not allowing the liquor shops to reopen in the red zones and still undecided on those located in the orange zones, sources said.
Around 150 liquor shops located outside COVID-19 containment zones in the national capital are likely to open from Monday as the Delhi government has announced implementation of the latest lockdown relaxations.
In Maharashtra, a similar decision had already been announced for the green and orange zones. However, the authorities on Sunday extended the easing of restrictions for shops in red zones as well.
Haryana has been suffering monthly revenue losses of Rs 6,000 crore due to the coronoavirus-triggered lockdown.
The order said there should not be more than five people at the liquor shops and they have to maintain the social distancing. The sale of liquor would be allowed at only at standalone outlets.
According to the new central norms, liquor shops can be allowed to open after May 4.
All shops selling foreign and country-made liquor across the state are allowed to operate with immediate effect, Additional Commissioner of Excise, S K Medhi said in an order.
However, liquor shops will not be allowed in COVID-19 containment zones.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the seized liquor was being illegally transported from Derabassi in Punjab for supply in different parts of Delhi.