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LMC launches Swachh Survekshan 2022 campaign in Lucknow, bans single-use plastic

Under the banner of the Swachh Survekshan 2022 campaign, Lucknow Municipal Corporation has announced a complete ban on single-use plastic in the city. This means the use of any product that is cast in less than 75-micron plastic is deemed illegal in Lucknow. This includes the normal plastic (polythene) bags, garbage bags and other such plastic items that are on-biodegradable and non-reusable.

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Head over to Lucknow's Bhoothnath Market to complete your last-minute Diwali shopping!

The city is already engulfed in the bright and colourful lights, the cosy pre-winter feels, and the aroma of freshly-made sweets. But wait! Are you sure that you're all done with your Diwali Shopping? If not, then Bhoothnath Market is where you need to be for your last-minute Diwali shopping needs. Like all other times, the market has got you Lucknowites covered this time too!

The roads are all crowded with hawkers selling all kinds of decorative and other items, ranging from vibrant diyas to organic colours for rangoli, paper lamps, gifting items and ethnic clothes. This Diwali, go vocal for local once again and make sure to bring the light to those in need around you.

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Lucknowites throng out in small numbers as markets across the city reopen after 51 days!

With the removal of lockdown restrictions in Uttar Pradesh, markets across Lucknow resumed post a halt of 51 days. Nearly 1,275 small and large establishments including the famous Hazratganj and Aminabad markets revived operation and crowds thronged out on the roads, in small numbers. All the shopping centres will be functional till 7 PM in the evening on the weekdays and a 12 hour night curfew shall be observed thereafter.

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Lucknow traders appeal for relaxed restrictions as high infection rates subside

As the pandemic continues with its appalling effects for the second year in a row, traders and businesses are finding it hard to sustain amid these tough times. Subsequently, the retailers in Lucknow are now requesting the state administration to relax the ongoing lockdown curbs so that the shops can be opened. Previously, shops across the major markets in the city were willingly closed by their owners on April 15 after the infection tallies soared, owing to the onslaught of the second wave.

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