Gurugram: In view of the increasing cases of Corona virus, Sub-Divisional Magistrate of Gurugram, Jitendra Kumar has banned the holding of weddings, parties and other events with immediate effect. The SDM issued an order in this regard, stating that the decision was taken following the recommendation of the police department.
With this, the number of large outbreak areas (LORs) of Corona has increased from 91 to 170. The areas will be treated as LOR from 30 April to 13 May. According to the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, a large outbreak area is defined as a geographical area in which the number of cases has increased.
“In Gurugram, all permits for weddings and other events which were to be held in LOR have been revoked with immediate effect,” an order said.
In addition, all shops, institutions and business activities will remain closed around 500 yards of these control areas and there will be no activity in these areas. Only essential services such as medical, grocery, home delivery of food items, hotels, restaurants can run in these container zones. Works related to construction and any production will be exempted.
Police said, “If a person is found roaming in these areas without any valid reason, action will be taken against them. Those who do not follow orders, action will be taken against the culprits.”
Gurugram Police spokesperson Subhash Bokain said, “Many police personnel have been deployed in all these control areas. Necessary instructions have been issued to all the station house officers (SHOs) to allow anyone without movement passes to these places and Traffic will not be allowed at all shops, etc. All shops, except the essential ones, will remain closed for 24 hours. Strict action will be taken against those who violate the rules in the Containment Zone. “
According to Section 144 of CrPC in Gurugram there is a prohibition on the gathering of more than 4 persons and not more than 4 persons should be gathered in any religious place like temple, mosque, gurudwara and church etc.