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West Bengal government to lift Night curfew for performing ‘Holi Ka Dahan’

West Bengal government to lift Night curfew for performing ‘Holi Ka Dahan’

West Bengal government to lift Night curfew for performing ‘Holi Ka Dahan’

The state government issued a circular confirming the news.
The West Bengal government on Thursday announced that they would lift Night curfew for the state on 17 March, the day before Holi, for performing ‘Holika Dahan’.

The state government issued a circular confirming the news.

West Bengal government to lift Night curfew for performing ‘Holi Ka Dahan’

West Bengal government to lift Night curfew for performing ‘Holi Ka Dahan’

West Bengal has an ongoing night curfew under the Disaster Management Act 2005 read with the West Bengal Epidemic Disease. Covid-19 Regulations 2020, from 12am-5am.

“On the occasion of the Holi festival, restrictions relating to the movement of people and vehicles between 12 midnight to 5am shall be relaxed on the night of 17 March 2022 so as to enable the celebration of ‘HOLI KA DAHAN’”, read the circular.

West Bengal’s Covid-19 tally rose to 20,16,094 on Wednesday as 114 people tested positive for the infection in 24 hours, while one fresh fatality pushed the state’s coronavirus death toll to 21,182, a health bulletin said.

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