DC: 20 persons to be allowed at funerals

Chamba, May 2

Chamba District Magistrate DC Rana on Saturday issued orders for taking precautionary steps to control the spread of Covid-19 in the district, using the powers vested under Section 34 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005.

The DM said all social, educational, sports, entertainment, cultural, religious, political gatherings had been completely banned in the district, and a maximum of 20 persons would be allowed at funerals.

There would be a complete ban on dham and DJ at marriage ceremonies. Complying with the Covid protocol, only 20 members of the family would be allowed at the wedding ceremony, the DM stated.

The places, where violations will be found, will be closed for 10 days. Social ceremonies such as ‘mundan’ had also been banned. However, such ceremonies could be conducted by close family members.— OC

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