The administrations in Jammu and Kashmir as well as Ladakh are coming up with stricter norms as the pandemic doesn’t seem to die down in both the Union Territories.
Deputy Commissioner Jammu has issued new set of guidelines after it was found that many of the hotels and banquet halls in the city are flouting the norms of maximum limit of persons allowed to gather for social events.
The guidelines asks police officials to convene meetings with all owners of Hotels/Banquet Halls within their respective jurisdiction to ensure that the COVID appropriate behavior is observed and no event continues beyond 10:00 pm.
Inspection of premises where such social gatherings are scheduled is also on cards by police officials.
Necessary remedial measures including penalties and sealing of premises floating guidelines will also be done under new guidelines.
Only essential services will be allowed after 10:00 pm within the entire Jammu district.
On the other had Leh administration in Ladakh has also issued similar guidelines due to increasing cases in the region.
There will be a strict night curfew between 10 pm to 5 am everyday in Leh district as per the new guidelines. Only 25 persons or 50 percent of hall capacity, whichever is low, will be allowed for social gatherings in the district.
50 persons are allowed for marriage and 20 for funeral processions in Leh district of Ladakh.