Odisha relaxes weekend shutdown in 4 hotspot dists and Rourkela city on I-Day

12/08/2020 at 5:24 PM

Bhubaneswar, Aug 12: The weekend shutdown in four districts and Rourkela city has been relaxed till 11 am on Independence Day (Saturday) to allow people to unfurl National Flag at their premises.

However, congregation of more than 10 people has not been allowed.

“The Weekend Shutdown imposed in the districts of Ganjam, Khordha, Gajapati and Cuttack and Rourkela Municipal Corporation vide Order No.4582/ R&DM(DM) dated 31.07.2020 issued by this Department is hereby relaxed on 15th August, 2020 up to 11.00 AM to allow the citizens to unfurl National Flag at their premises subject to condition that not more than ten persons shall be congregated at any place and all safety protocols, such as social distancing, wearing masks, proper sanitisation, etc. shall be duly maintained,” stated an order issued by the Spcecial Relief Commissioner today.

All other conditions in the previous order will remain unchanged, said the order.

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