CMC restricts guests at weddings to 100

Cuttack: Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has restricted the maximum number of persons to be allowed at wedding events in the city to 100 and that of death rituals to 50.

As per an order of the CMC, the restrictions will remain in force from November 25, 2020.

Kalyan Mandaps/Convention Halls/Marriage Halls will be jointly responsible to adhere to the guidelines.

“The person with SARI/ILI like symptoms will not be allowed to the venue/hall. In funeral related functions, such persons need to be avoided to participate as far as practicable. Other vulnerable groups of people such as old age person, pregnant women or children below 10 years of age or person with other comorbidities are also advised not to attend these functions,” the order said.

The permission for the functions must be obtained from the local police station/local authority (CMC in this case) mandatorily, while marriage procession of any kind remains prohibited.

During the function, a maximum of 50% of the hall capacity will be allowed for usage in a closed space subject to the ceiling limit of the relevant function. In open space, appropriate number of persons are allowed subject to the maintenance of prescribed physical distance and total ceiling of participants.

The owner of the Kalyan Mandaps/Convention Halls/Marriage Halls etc were asked to provide the details of the function to be conducted along with the name of the host and permitted number of participants to CMC prior to seven days of the conduct of the function.