Cuttack, April 3: The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) today restricted the number of participants in marriages and funerals in view of surge in Covid-19 cases.
According to the lasted order issued by the CMC, the number of participants in marriage functions has been restricted to 100 while the maximum number of participants in funeral will be 50. The order will come into effect from April 6.
Besides the BMC has also prohibited events and gatherings related to promotional activities, conferences and conclaves. Similarly the civic body has also prohibited annual events and functions of education institutes.
Here are the guidelines:
For marriage related functions the maximum number of persons allowed are 100 with strict adherence to COVID appropriate behaviour and maintenance of social distancing.
For death rituals related functions the maximum number of persons allowed are 50 with adherence to COVID appropriate behaviour and social distancing.
The following kinds of functions are strictly prohibited until further order
-Events and gatherings related to Promotional Activities/Conferences/Conclaves etc
-Centenary/ Golden Jubilee/Silver Jubilee etc celebrations of institutions
-Annual Events/Annual Functions of Educational and other institutions
For other kinds of social gatherings the host shall have to obtain specific permission from CMC which will be given keeping in view the requirement of the host and prevailing pandemic situation subject to maximum participants ceiling of 100 persons.
Any permission given earlier if any, regarding number of participants and conduct of functions on and after 06-04-2021 shall stand modified accordingly and no separate modification order will be issued by CMC.
This order will be implemented with effect from 06.04.2021.