Night curfew imposed in Delhi on New Year’s eve, no celebrations allowed
Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Thursday imposed night curfew in the national capital. The authority issued a circular stating that not more than five persons will be allowed to assemble at public places. Also, no new year celebration events or gatherings are permitted at public places from 11 pm on December 31 to 6 am on January 1 and 11 pm on January 1 to 6 am on January 2.
The restrictions come after 25 fresh cases of new coronavirus variants were found among the returnees from the UK to India. The government authorities are imposing stringent coronavirus curbs amid the COVID-19 new strain scare. DCP, New Delhi District Dr. Eish Singhal said, public gatherings are not allowed in public places like Connaught Place, India Gate beyond 11 pm on December 31 and January 1.