Lockdown in Tamilnadu, Government Orders 2021

Night lockdown in tamilnadu latest news

In the rapid surge of Covid-19 cases in the country, the Tamil government announced restrictions from April 20 that includes night lockdown or curfew between 10 pm to 4 am and complete lockdown on Sundays.

Now Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K. Palaniswami, annouced that visits to public places such as beaches, zoos, parks and museums and other tourist places are banned on all the days of the week.

And 12th board exams also postponed with announcing the date.

However, essential services are allowed, that includes Media, Petrol Pumps and some industries are exempted.

Lockdown in Tamilnadu
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epass for marriage in Tamilnadu can be applied through TN e-Registration portal. This is applicable to all places in Tamil Nadu. However only a maximum of 100 people are allowed to attend the marriage and in the case of funerals, only a maximum of 50 people are allowed.

The curfew timings in chennai are 10pm to 4 am.

Sunday lockdown in Tamil Nadu

Sunday curfew from April 20 is announced after the Covid-19 cases nearing 10,000 marks in Tamil Nadu.

The Sunday full lockdown timing in tamilnadu is not mentioned and it is extended till March 31.

On Sundays, the fish, meat market, vegetable shops, theatres, commercial establishment and also shops are not allowed to function. But the essential and emergencies services are allowed to function.

Current lockdown rules in Tamil Nadu

  • Complete curfew on Sundays.
  • Interstate and intrastate transport are not allowed during the night lockdown.
  • IT firms can run at 50% capacity.
  • College and Universities can conduct online classes. Exams to be held only in online mode.
  • The lockdown restriction will not apply on Assembly poll counting day on May 2.
  • Hotel, Malls, Jewellery shops, Grocery stores, Tea stall, vegetable shops etc may operate at 50% capacity.
  • On Sundays, food delivery apps and e-commerce site are allowed to function between 6 am to 10 am 12 pm to 3 pm and 6 pm to 9 pm only.

Lockdown in Tamilnadu is applied as result surging cases high than the previous year. Also the shortage of vaccines also made the people to wait for vacines and due to this there is lot of chance of increase in cases exponentially. In order to decrease the speed of infection government has choice but to impose lockdown.

The government warned the movie theatre, that those theatres which do not follow the covid-19 norms such as running theatres with more than 50% capacities will taken severe action.


The full lockdown in Tamilnadu is only on Sunday and the Night curfew is announced after surging in covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu. Will lockdown be extended in Tamilnadu? This question will be answered only on April 30.

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* * All the Notes in this blog, are referred from Tamil Nadu State Board Books and Samacheer Kalvi Books. Kindly check with the original Tamil Nadu state board books and Ncert Books.
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