As business heads north, Chandigarh closes Lake Sukhna business: The Tribune India
Tribune press service
Chandigarh, January 2
In view of the increase in Covid cases, the UT administration has decided to close all activities, including boating, at Sukhna Lake from Monday to Saturday. The Administration, however, granted a few hours of relaxation to morning and evening walkers for six days. The lake will remain completely closed every Sunday.
The orders were issued today by UT adviser Dharam Pal, which will go into effect on January 3 and continue until further orders.
According to orders, people will be allowed to take a morning walk from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. and an evening walk from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Lake to close Sundays
The lake will remain completely closed every Sunday. The orders were issued on Sunday by UT adviser Dharam Pal, which will go into effect on January 3 and continue until further orders.
A UT official said visitors would only be allowed during leisure hours if they followed the Covid protocol. The police were directed to ensure that Covid standards are followed by visitors and issue challans to violators. Any violation of the ordinances will result in action under Articles 51 to 60 of the 2005 Disaster Management Act and Article 188 of the IPC, as well as other applicable laws.
Restaurants will operate at 50% of their capacity
In addition to banquet halls and hotels, restaurants, cafes, cafes and eating places will be allowed to operate at 50% of their capacity. They should ensure that only fully vaccinated people are allowed.