The Gujarat government on Monday relaxed the rule for organising marriage functions amid the Covid-19 pandemic, allowing a maximum of 200 attendees for weddings in non-containment zones. Earlier, the upper limit for guests at such functions was 100.
The relaxations come when the state is witnessing a downward trend in the number of Covid-19 cases reported daily.
An official statement from the Chief Minister’s Office made the announcement while adding that it will come into effect from November 3. In the case of a closed hall, the upper limit of people will be 50 per cent of the hall’s total capacity with a cap of maximum 200 persons. It further added that the norms of social distancing and wearing masks will have to be followed at such functions. The Home department has issued a notification in this regard.
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