Bhubaneswar, Mar 15 (Local Wire): The urban civic body of the state capital-Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has now clarified that there are no curbs from their side to stop marriage and reception functions but appealed people to avoid organsing large gatherings.
The BMC officials now are trying to allay apprehensions on any curb order from the civic body. BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary clarified that no such instruction to stop marriages has been issued by them but the urban body wants to regulate the gatherings in the light of Coronavirus threat.
He said, “No instruction has been given to stop marriages and receptions. The marriage functions will be held as usual. But we have asked the marriage parties to ensure that there are no large gatherings,” he said.
On the other hand following the state government’s declaration of Coronavirus (COVID 2019) as a state disaster, the civic body on Sunday stated that it is fully prepared to tackle the menace and will ensure strict adherence to government guidelines.