Karnataka govt issues guidelines on New Year eve celebrations

Section 144 is imposed since noon Thursday (December 31) across the state

Prime News, Karnataka, Bengaluru, December 31:- The Karnataka government has issued guidelines on the New Year eve celebrations across the state. Section 144 is imposed since noon Thursday (December 31) preventing over five people from congregating in one place. This will be in place till tomorrow morning (January 1) at 6 am.
In Bengaluru, the vehicle movement is regulated on important roads. Flyovers will be closed for vehicular traffic from Thursday evening (Dec 31).

Parking has been banned on Mahatma Gandhi Road and its surroundings after 4 pm on December 31. The Police Department has issued warning against those who take part in wheeling and drag races causing harm to others. Teams are also set up to check drunken driving.

Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai has informed that police are put on alert after a new variant of the COVID virus was found in the passengers who arrived in Bengaluru from the United Kingdom.

Speaking to media persons in Bengaluru on Thursday, Health, Family Welfare and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar informed that out of 199 members who were missing after arriving from the UK, 80 foreign nationals and 24 Indian nationals have now been located. The minister added that the remainder of those missing will be located soon. (Inputs: agencies, NGB)

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