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Balasore district administration issue guidelines for the funeral, marriage ceremonies, and related functions

Balasore:28/11/20: The Balasore district administration today issue guidelines for the funeral, marriage ceremonies, and related functions and allowed 50 and 20 persons at marriage functions and funeral respectively.

According to an order issued by the Collector, the number of persons to be allowed in marriage-related functions shall continue to be limited to 50 (Fifty) only, and for funeral-related functions number of persons shall also continue to be 20 (Twenty) only. In no case procession, use of firecrackers, sound systems I band parties, etc. shall be allowed.

The responsibility of giving permission for marriage and its related functions/funeral and its related functions shall be vested with local Police Stations. The concerned MC/ OIC is hereby authorised to give permission for such functions.

The marriages are allowed to be conducted with a limited person & by observing all COVID-19 guidelines. Use of masks, sanitisers & social distancing shall be compulsory. Marriage shall be allowed both during the day & night time.

“Any person violating these measures will be liable to be proceeded against in accordance with the provision of section 51 to 60 of the Disaster Management Act 2005, the Epidemic Diseases Act and Regulations issued thereunder besides legal action under Section 188 of the IPC and other legal provisions as applicable,” stated the order.

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