Bhubaneswar, July 31: The state government on Saturday announced guidelines for the month of August. With the fresh guidelines, the on-going weekend shutdown will continue in three cities-Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Puri.
Malls, cinema halls, beaches, and restaurants have been allowed to open during the month of August.
Shops and markets will remain open across the state till 8 pm.
This was informed by Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) and Development Commissioner Pradeep Jena during a press brief today.
Besides, night curfew from 8 pm till 6 am would continue across the state during the month of August. The state government has also banned social, cultural, religious and political gatherings.
However, the restrictions will continue on the conduct of exhibitions and Melas.