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Local interpretation of lockdown rules create confusion, retailers suffer

May 23, 2020 - The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The Centre may have allowed stores selling non-essential products, including fashion and lifestyle, to open in most parts of the country but there's wide variance in the local interpretation of rules that's sparked crackdowns by law-enforcement agencies and led to general confusion.Some can't use air-conditioning even though summer temperatures are touching 40 degrees Celsius. Others are forced to restrict shoppers to five at a time in a space where many more can be accommodated while...