Bhubaneswar: Restrictions have been imposed on Zero Night celebrations on the night of December 31 due to Covid-19.

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has made it cleare that the current Covid-19 guidelines doesn’t allow any sort of celebrations on New Year’s Eve.

BMC commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhury stated, “December 31st celebration is not allowed as of now. The Covid-19 guidelines for December doesn’t allow any type of large gathering, social or political, apart from marriages and other rituals with a limited gathering”.

Meanwhile, the BMC has come up with a special provision for Christmas celebrations amid the pandemic and the commissioner today has assured that people can celebrate Christmas this year by strictly adhering to social distancing norms.

By Aditya Nayak