City buses can ply from Aug 16, night curfew from 9.30 PM

August 13, 2020: Come August 16, the Guwahati roads will again see plying of city buses and Guwahati residents will be able to enjoy a free life till late evening.

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August 13, 2020: Come August 16, the Guwahati roads will again see plying of city buses and Guwahati residents will be able to enjoy a free life till late evening as the government further relaxed the lockdown restrictions. The Assam Government on Thursday issued the fresh guideline on additional relaxation of lockdown restrictions in Guwahati and across Assam. The guidelines, named UNLOCK 3.0 will come into force from 5 AM on August 16.

As per the guideline: 

1) All permitted activities mentioned in earlier orders shall continue to be allowed between 5 AM and 9 PM from Monday to Friday.

2) Restriction of one side of the street is withdrawn.

3) Inter-district movement will now be allowed with 50% seating capacity from Monday to Friday.

4) City buses are allowed subject to maintenance of Covid-19 protocols and social distancing and with 50% capacity. The same will be applicable to other public transport.

5) The Night curfew timing has been changed to 9:30 PM to 5 AM from present 6 PM.

6) Total lockdown on Saturday and Sunday at any time all over the state.

7) Social/Political/Sports/Entertainment/Academic/Religious functions and other large congregations numbering more than 50 persons shall remain prohibited.

8) Cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars, auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places of public gatherings shall remain closed.

9) Wearing of face cover is compulsory in public places, in workplaces and public transport etc and any violation will attract a fine of Rs 1000 for the first offence.

10) Spitting in public places, consumption of tobacco and liquor products shall be strictly prohibited.

Meanwhile, on the occasion of the Independence Day, free movement of individuals has been permitted from 6 AM to 5 PM on AUgust 15. The UNLOCK 2.0 will expire on August 14.

 

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