Hyderabad: Govt imposes restrictions on public gatherings makes wearing Mask compulsory: CS
Telangana state government has made wearing Mask compulsory and imposed restrictions on public gatherings, congregations, rallies and processions during the upcoming religious events in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in the state. State Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar has issued two separate Government Orders in this connection.
State government said public celebrations will not be allowed in the State during religious events like Shab-e-Barat, Holi, Ugadi, Rama Navami, Mahavir Jayanthi, Good Friday and Ramzan, till April 30th.
No rallies, processions, public celebrations, gatherings, congregations will be allowed in connection with religious events in public places, grounds, parks and religious places in the State, during the period. The district collectors and commissioners and superintendents of police in the State have been directed to strictly implement the instructions.
In another order, the government made it compulsory wearing of masks in all public places, works spaces and public transport across the State.
The deviations will attract action under various laws including sections of Disaster Management Act 2005 and IPC.