No Gatherings In Connaught Place, India Gate During Night Curfew: Police

New Year 2021: The Delhi Police has said that people can't gather at open public places like Connaught Place and India Gate during the New Year night curfew

No Gatherings In Connaught Place, India Gate During Night Curfew: Police

New Year night curfew in Delhi in view of the Covid-19 pandemic

New Delhi:

No gatherings will be allowed in open public places like Connaught Place and India Gate during the night curfew imposed by the Delhi government on December 31 and January 1 due to COVID-19 and its highly transmissible UK strain, the police said on Thursday. The night curfew will be clamped from 11 pm on December 31 to 6 am on January 1, and again from 11 pm on January 1 to 6 am on January 2.

"Till 11 pm on December 31 and January 1, normal COVID-19 protocols are being followed and gatherings are allowed. But beyond 11 pm till 6 am on next day, public gathering is not allowed in places like Connaught Place and India Gate," Delhi Police PRO Eish Singhal said.

"Only the licensed premises have been exempted from this. They can continue to operate with their license condition, including half the seating capacity and other COVID-19 protocols," Mr Singhal said.

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Police personnel will be deployed in large numbers and action will be taken against violations, he said, adding that people are requested to spend New Year in the comfort of their homes as far as possible.