Manipur government in an order issued on Tuesday, partially relaxed the ongoing night curfew during Christmas festival and New Year eve.
The order issued by chief secretary, Home Dept. government of Manipur said, night curfew will be enforced from 10:00 pm to 4:00 am on all days, except in the intervening nights of December 23rd to 25th and December 31st and January 1st 2021 when curfew will be imposed from 12 midnight to 4:00 am.
As per the new order, it further permitted public gathering upto 50% of the hall capacity, with a ceiling of 200 persons in closed spaces subject to strict adherence to Covid Appropriate Behaviour.
The order stated that the decision to partially relax night curfew was taken “after careful consideration, in exercise of the powers conferred under Secton 20 (2)(a) of the Disaster Management act, 2005.”