NewDelhi: Delhi Disaster Management Authority has imposed a night curfew in Delhi which doesn't allow over five persons to assemble at public places and no New Year events are permitted from 11 pm to 6 am on December 31 and January 1 at public places. There is no restriction on interstate and intrastate movement of people and goods during the curfew.
Kerala bans public gatherings on New Year's Eve, celebrations to end by 10 pm
The Kerala government has issued an order prohibiting all public gatherings as part of New Year celebrations on December 31. The order stated that all celebrations on New Year's Eve should cease by 10 pm. The order mandated wearing of face masks, maintenance of social distance and sanitisation for those celebrating the New Year.
Punjab government to withdraw night curfew from January 1, 2021
Punjab government on Wednesday decided to lift night curfew from January 1, 2021 and advised the public to follow COVID-19 appropriate behaviour. The ceiling of 100 and 250 persons in the indoor and outdoor social gatherings would be relaxed to 200 and 500 persons respectively from January 1, a spokesperson said. There are currently 3,837 active COVID-19 cases in Punjab.
No night curfew on New Year’s Eve: West Bengal govt
Night curfew wouldn't be imposed anywhere in West Bengal on New Year's Eve, state's Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay said on Wednesday. "Here, the celebrations are not so cheerful. So, we don't need to impose curfew but there will be strict vigil throughout the night," he added. Earlier, Calcutta HC had directed the state to prevent overcrowding on New Year's Eve.
Restaurants & bars to remain open till 10.45 pm in Pune on Dec 31
Pune Municipal Corporation ordered that the dine-in facility in hotels, restaurants, food courts and bars will remain open only till 10.45 pm on New Year's eve, amid COVID-19 pandemic. "Even home delivery facilities...to stop after 10.45 pm," PMC stated. "Local residents should bring in the new year without leaving their homes...in a simple manner," said Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar.