COVID-19: Baramulla admin imposes restrictions on large gatherings for weddings, other functions

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The authorities in Baramulla district have imposed strict restrictions on the gathering of people in marriage functions and other ceremonies amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The decision has been taken in view of the surge in the Covid19 positive cases reported from the district.

“The situation of Baramulla town is very much panic due to spread of positive cases of COVID19 from last four days. So it has become necessary to implement the restrictions in the Baramulla town according to SoPs (sic),” reads an order issued by President Municipal Council Baramulla.

As per the order, the authorities have decided to allow gathering of only eight guests during any function or marriage.

” Henceforth during any function or marriage, only eight guests are allowed to participate. No gathering of any kind shall be allowed till further orders,” the order reads, adding that any deviation of the order shall be viewed seriously.

“The defaulters shall be put to task besides a fine shall be imposed,” the order reads.