Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said that the government has taken the decision to reduce the number of people in the wedding ceremony to deal with the rising cases of COVID-19 in the city.
Addressing a press briefing in New Delhi, Mr. Kejriwal said, the government has taken the decision to allow only 50 persons in the wedding ceremony. He said, earlier the limit was 200, allowed in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Central Government.
He said, the proposal has been sent for the approval of Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. He added that a proposal will also be sent to the Central Government to seek the permission for imposing limited restrictions in the market places as a safety measure.
Appreciating the help given by the Central Government to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. Kejriwal said, 750 ICU additional beds will provide great help to the people of Delhi.
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