The Dimapur district administration has extended the existing lockdown measures till September 16 with additional relaxations.

An official notification issued by the Dimapur deputy commissioner stated that night curfew will remain in force from 8pm to 4am.

Shops and other business establishments dealing with essential goods and commodities such as vegetable, fish/meat vendors, milk booths, bakeries, local grocery stores, multiple utility services like LPG and E-commerce services will remain open from 6am to 6pm on all the days, the notification said.

All other shops and business establishments dealing with all kinds of goods, items and articles and all shops located in New Market, Hongkong Market and Hazi Park have been permitted to open from 6am to 6pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Anyone found violating the order will be penalised, the notification read.

The Nagaland government had earlier announced extension of the ongoing lockdown measures and relaxations for various activities in the state till September 16.