SunstarTV Bureau: The Odisha government has issued fresh guidelines for the conduct of marriages and funerals in different parts of the State in view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation, on Tuesday.
As per the latest notification issued by the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) office, the State government has given green signal to marriage processions.
However, the processions are subjected to the ceiling on the number of participants.
As per sources, the State government in a notification issued last year had allowed marriage related gatherings with a ceiling of 200 participants.
Though marriage processions have been allowed, the ceiling on the number of participants mentioned above including bride, bridegroom, priest, friends, relatives, guests, members of band party, light and sound systems, and strict adherence to the COVID-19 safety protocols including physical distancing shall be strictly enforced.
Earlier, the Odisha government had imposed restrictions on marriage function in a notification issued on July 6, 2020.
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