It’s Final: No New Year Celebrations In The City And In The Countryside. Nagpur News – Times of India

Nagpur: Though the city and the district have not seen a rise in the number of COVID cases as seen in the state capital so far, the district administration and civic authorities have decided to implement the same restrictions that are in force in Mumbai and Pune. are being done.
This means citizens have to be prepared to welcome New Year The COVID restrictions imposed in rural areas for 31st December without celebrations in public, private open spaces, farm houses, clubs, bars, restaurants, resorts etc throughout the district will be applicable in the city as well.
TOI had on Thursday reported Collector R Vimala to stay at 9 pm and ban parties, gatherings and dance floors to celebrate New Year in rural parts of the district.
On the same lines, Municipal Commissioner Radhakrishnan B on Thursday issued an order banning gatherings, parties and dance floors in the city on December 31.
All activities including essential, non-essential shops, restaurants, bars, liquor shops, clubs etc may operate as per normal timings, the order reads.
Guardian Minister Nitin Raut also announced this in the meeting of the District Planning Committee and the press conference held on Thursday.
The collector, who is the chairman of the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), on December 25, ordered a ban on all activities at 9 pm citing the rise in the number of COVID cases, omicron type of threat and non-compliance of COVID-appropriate behaviour. decision was taken. majority of people.
However, under pressure from the officials of the State Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation Department, the Collector had to amend the order twice. Similarly, the civic chief also had to modify his order.
When asked whether the DDMA had withdrawn its decision under pressure from him, Raut implicitly accepted it. “We need to act on whatever instructions have been given by the government. The decision can be amended if it is not in conformity with the orders of the government. Some orders have been issued for Mumbai and Pune. The DDMA later decided to implement the same orders that were imposed in Mumbai and Pune.