The Karnataka authorities on Thursday clarified that marriages which were already scheduled for Might 24 and 31 will probably be exempted from “Sunday complete lockdown” measure prescribed by the administration as a part of the fourth part of COVID-19 shutdown until month finish.
The clarification comes following a petition from the general public looking for clarification or permission to go forward with the marriages that have been already scheduled on Sundays.
Saying the fourth part of lockdown restrictions, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa had on Monday mentioned that curfew would proceed from 7 pm to 7 am and there could be a whole lockdown on Sundays until Might 31, aside from important providers.
This measure imposes restrictions on public transport, retailers and institutions and motion of individuals on Sundays.
“It was ordered that there will be complete lockdown on Sundays, but as marriages have been scheduled already on these days, they will be considered as a special case,”
Karnataka State Catastrophe Administration Authority member-secretary TK Anil Kumar mentioned within the clarification.
In keeping with it, Deputy commissioners are knowledgeable that marriages might be permitted by making certain social distancing, capping the variety of company at 50 and strict compliance with all different pointers.
No more than 50 company, no AC, no consumption of liquor and paan, no invitation to individuals aged above 65 and under 10 and likewise pregnant ladies are a number of the pointers to be adopted for holding marriages or occasions in Karnataka, based on the advisory issued by the state well being division final week.
Prohibiting individuals from containment zones from attending such occasions, it mandated the usage of sanitisers and thermal screening on the entry of the venue, amongst different issues.
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