According to Variety, a nationwide state of emergency was announced early on Tuesday (local time) on behalf of the King Al-Sultan Abdullah.
Madurai bench tells TN govt, theatres owners to ensure Covid-19 protocols followed at ticket counters
A two-member bench gave the direction taking judicial notice of visual media reports which showed 'huge and unmanageable crowd' in front of ticket counters at theatres.
CM Mamata was speaking at the inauguration of the 26th edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival 2021 via video conference on Friday.
After Madras HC rap, Tamil Nadu government withdraws order allowing 100 per cent seating in theatres
According to a statement, the TN government has said that only 50 percent seating would be permitted until further orders.
A division bench comprising Justices MM Sundresh and S Ananthi added that the occupancy in threatres should continue to be 50% till then
The Ministry of Home Affairs guidelines only allow 50 percent capacity in theatres and it would remain in force till January 31, said the Union Home Secretary in a letter.
Eastern India Motion Picture Association appeals Mamata Banerjee to resume cinema shows with full occupancy
Cinema halls in the state are currently running at 50 per cent of their occupancy in view of the coronavirus crisis in the country.
Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan said it was the Revenue Department which issued the government order and he would take up the issue with them.
The decision comes as the number of new Covid-19 cases reported in the state are on the decline.
The TN government’s move to allow hundred percent seating comes after actor Vijay requested Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami to grant permission ahead of the release of his movie Master
It is a dual edged crisis, of creating content and also exhibiting it with many producers either postponing or moving to OTT platforms.
Moviegoers violate Covid-19 guidelines as single-screen theatres open with 50% occupancy in V’wada, Guntur
People can celebrate the occasion in the hall and even cut cake.
With the Sankranti festive season approaching, single-screen theatres in the State are planning to resume operations in a phased manner from December 26.
This year, more than half the U.K. population is under tight restrictions that have forced theaters, concert halls, art galleries, museums and cinemas to shut their doors.