Religious places/places of worship will be open for public from June 8 subject to gathering of maximum 20 persons per hour

Guwahati: The government of Assam issued an order on Monday notifying activities which are allowed with strict compliance of social distancing, hygiene and all other protocols, as directed earlier by the Union ministry of health and family welfare as part of Unlock 1.0 for containment of COVID-19 epidemic in the country.

The order is effective from June 1 to June 30. However, no activity will be permitted inside containment zones.


  • Religious places/places of worship for public from June 8 subject to gathering of maximum 20 persons per hour. However, if any religious place has only a small area, the management committee of such religious institutions shall downsize the number of attendees accordingly.

    (All such places shall issue disposable paper tokens to regulate the number of visitors per hour and ensure safe disposal of tokens before entering the religious places.)

  • Hotels, restaurants and other hospitality services shall open from June 8 maintaining social distancing with 50% of total capacity at a time.

  • Shopping malls to open from June 8 maintaining social distancing.

  • Open spaces and public parks for yoga, morning walk, jogging etc. without sitting arrangements from June 15. Persons entrusted with the responsibility of maintenance of such areas shall be responsible for maintaining social distancing and hygiene norms.

  • Film and video shooting for both government and private in open spaces and studios by maintaining social distancing from June 15.

  • Barber shops and parlors for hair trimming purposes only from June 1 maintaining social distancing and strict use of masks and gloves with very frequent sanitization.

Night curfew shall be implemented throughout the state from 9 pm to 5 am, except for essential activities. Local authorities shall issue orders in the entire area of their jurisdictio, under appropriate provisions of law such as under Section 144 of CrPC, and ensure strict compliance.

Pillion riding on two-wheelers is not allowed except for ladies and children below 12 years of age.

Persons above 65 years, persons with co-morbidities, pregnant women and children below 10 years are advised to stay at home, except for essential and health purposes.

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