The Lav Kush Ramlila Committee that organises Ramlila at Red Fort every year will have COVID-19 protocols in place for the next 10 days (October 6-16).
The HC observed that the constitution provides liberty to citizens to conduct religious programmes, however, the government, in view of public health safety, can impose curbs.
The Kodaikanal authorities took this decision after finding out that Covid-19 protocols were not followed by the visitors.
Delhi was under a complete lockdown from April 19 to May 30, following which the capital saw a phased unlock.
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The Centre also urged the High Court to dismiss the petition with exemplary costs on the ground that it is an abuse of the process of law.
Transport Minister MR Vijayabhaskar sought the court to direct the ECI to adopt strict adherence to safety measures to ensure fairness in the counting of votes scheduled for May 2.
The coronavirus cannot be controlled only by government's efforts, because the infection is being spread by (inappropriate) social behaviour, he said.
Many did not wear a mask while standing in the line, only to receive a mask and a glove just before voting.
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While it is still early days to know what the convocation’s impact would be, sources said, there were persons who had developed symptoms before the event and it was not paid attention to.