Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru
Mangaluru, Jun 22: With lockdown relaxations now in force, the district administration has issued an order in this direction. The below order will be implemented from June 23 to July 5.
"Buses will be allowed to operate from Monday to Friday from 7 am to 1 pm with 50% capacity. The passengers will not be allowed to stand inside the bus while commuting. Permission will not be given to buses to ply on roads during the weekend curfew," the official order by the DC stated.
As per the order, a night curfew on weekdays from 7 pm to 7 am and a weekend curfew from 7 pm on Friday to 7 am on Monday.
The official order further stated that all the shops (excluding air-conditioned shops, malls or complexes) can stay open from 7 am to 2 pm from June 23 to July 5. Further, children below 18 years are restricted from entering the shops.
Parks will be open from 5 am to 10 am and can be only used for walking and jogging purposes and not to conduct group activities.
Events like weddings that have been already planned can be held after obtaining prior permission from the commissioner of Mangaluru corporation, chief officer of local bodies or concerned panchayat development officer. The guests including close relatives should not exceed 25.
Along with the above constraints, there will also be a restriction on the entry of the public into religious places of worship.
Violators of the above orders will face action under Disaster Management Act 2005, section 51 to 60, IPC section 188 and Karnataka Epidemic Disease Act, 2020, section 4, 5 and 10 stated the deputy commissioner in the press release.