The protests took place Saturday in several cities nationwide, with the largest and most violent protest in Melbourne.
While petrol sales rose by 13 per cent during June 1-15 over the same period of last month, diesel consumption was up 12 per cent, according to data compiled by state fuel retailers.
Kejriwal said the lockdown was required so that the gains made after much struggle are not lost.
The sudden crackdown on Saturday saw food delivery and e-commerce agents, imposed hefty fines, beaten up and their vehicles seized across the city.
The first lockdown during the current second Covid-19 wave in Haryana was imposed by the state government on May 3 for a week till May 10.
Each ration kit consists of 5 kg rice, 2 kg wheat flour, a pack of oil and salt, some spices, onion, potatoes and lentils.
Samples collected from at least 18 states, which underwent genomic surveillance, showed the presence of the B1617 variant – also known as double mutant.
Vaccination will continue at places notified by the Health department during the period subject to availability.
Uber's recruitment drive in the U.K. underscores a wider bounce-back for the company after demand bottomed out last year during the depths of the pandemic.
India registered a record single-day spike of 1,26,789 new coronavirus infections pushing the nationwide COVID-19 tally of cases to 1,29,28,574, according to the ministry data.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the public to remain cautious and not to mix indoors. A “fresh air” public information campaign is launching warning against the dangers of gathering indoors.
In a meeting held with the CM, Health Minister Rajesh Tope and other officials, members of the task force expressed apprehension that the state might report 40,000 fresh cases in next 24 hours.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said there was a logic behind the lockdown enforced earlier as nobody knew then how the coronavirus propagates.
Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar recently finished shooting Madhur Bhandarkar's upcoming film 'India Lockdown'.
During the lockdown, Sood helped thousands of migrant labourers reach home, paid the loans of farmers and tackled various other problems.