COVID-19 has hit the world in dire ways and our city is no exception. We've been slammed with a raging corona pandemic at the moment but the migrant labourers and the downtrodden are bearing the brunt of it, in unimaginable ways. They're the most affected section amidst such difficult times and a lot of our city folks are actively working towards mitigating this crisis. Joining the bandwagon of local heroes, is the team of The Writers Hub here in Lucknow. They're building an accommodating society for the needy and their story is nothing but inspirational.
In these trying times of coronavirus, certain things such as wearing a mask, sanitizing your hands and maintaining proper social distance are a must. Now that Lucknow is going to be 'unlocked', following an over 50 day lockdown, these norms of keeping yourself and others safe from the virus are more important than ever.
In an effort to bring back the normalcy of pre-coronavirus times, the Union government has charted a new blueprint and it is called Unlock 1.0. The new plan, with new guidelines will be active from June and will bring back the action in Lucknow. So you once again get ready to take a trip to the malls, places of worship, etc.
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This extensive lockdown has surely brought the spotlight on various locals who have been working relentlessly to curb the miseries of the migrants in the city. Joining the bandwagon of local heroes in Lucknow, is another team who has been serving the society since the 29th of March.
In light of the extensive lockdown, we're all confined in the boundaries of our homes and to satiate the recurrent cravings for various grubs, our kitchen is the only 'restaurant' we've been visiting. But the 4th phase of this lockdown is making our lives a bit easier because the authorities have churned rules which are bringing our favvv eateries back on track! The Drowning Street in Lucknow is one such restobar which ranks high on any foodie's list and to our pleasant surprise, TDS is taking up orders again.
Since 2014, MOST has been functional in Lucknow and is run by city boy Hemant Thakur. It was founded with a vision to teach children hailing from underprivileged sections of the society. So when the country-wide lockdown was imposed, many of those pupils studying here reported that their parents who were mostly daily wagers, had lost sources of income and have been facing issues of various kinds. To minimise this crisis, Hemant took it upon his shoulders to reach out to people in need and his story has left us all inspired!
After a gap of 2 months, finally the authorities have come up with considerable relaxations during this 4th phase of the lockdown in hopes of reviving the economical conditions. The administration of Lucknow announced that centrally air-conditioned shopping complexes in the city can be back in business but the air conditioners need to be kept shut.
Given the new rules and regulations of the 4th phase of this lockdown situation, many eateries have been given the permission to serve their patrons once again, through online deliveries. Luckily for us, Munick is on the list and we're absolutely thrilled to binge on their options, after weeks of cooking meals at home. Honestly, this is the kinda good news foodies all over the city have been hoping for and it's FINALLY here! Download the full menu by clicking below.
After a pause of two months due to the COVID-19 crisis at hand, the centre has allowed domestic flight operations but this time, there are new rules and regulations to be followed. Lucknow's Chaudhary Charan Singh airport became functional again and flyers coming back to the city from anywhere across India, have been instructed to stay in home-quarantine for 2 weeks.