Bhubaneswar, Oct 11: The night curfew, imposed in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack to check the Covid-19 infection during the festive seasons, has begun in the Twin City from Monday 8 pm.
With a view to protecting the health of the public in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, night curfew has been imposed from 8 pm to 5 am from October 11 to 20.
The period coincides with the Durga Puja and Dussehra celebrations.
Bhubaneswar and Cuttack are major attractions for tourists and local residents during Durga Puja. Pandals come up at more than 200 places in the two urban centres, with devotees jostling for a glimpse of the idols.
Essential services have been allowed to continue during night curfew.