Ban on bands and DJs at wedding programs, mandatory to follow Covid protocol.

Lucknow, November 23: After the impact of rising cases of coronavirus infection in Delhi, including NCR region, the Yogi government has now taken a crucial decision to again limit the number of people who attend marriage, public functions to 100 only.

A new guideline has been released in this regard on Monday. There will be a ban on bands and DJs at the wedding program.

Additional Chief Secretary Medical and Health, Amit Mohan Prasad said that as per the instructions, all social, educational, sports, entertainment, cultural, religious, political programs and other activities outside the risk zone (Containment Zone) in the state are now closed 50 percent of its rated capacity but only 100 people will be allowed to attend the hall.

He further added, on the other hand, if the event is being held in an open space, then only 40 percent people will be able to attend from the total capacity of the place.

He informed that the availability of face mask, physical distance, thermal scanning and sanitizer and hand wash will be mandatory in the event. All these restrictions are being imposed so that the state is protected from infection.

ACS Health warned that strict action will be taken against the violation of the new rule.

Alerting further, ACS Health said, in addition, elderly, sick people are also prohibited to be invited to the wedding ceremony. Violation of the Covid Protocol will take action under Sections 144 and 188.

According to the instructions, the house in which the marriage is taking place, members do not need to seek permission from the district administration. However, information about the wedding ceremony will have to be given in the concerned police station of the area.

Earlier, the state government relaxed the ban, and from October 15, it was approved to increase the wedding and other mass celebrations from hundred to maximum of two hundred people. Now in view of the present circumstances, the old order has been placed once again.