Assam: Night curfew, closing down of shops extended till May 7


GUWAHATI: Keeping in view a sharp increase in the number of coronavirus cases, the Assam Government on Friday extended the ongoing Night curfew till 7 May.

The order was issued by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority. 

“Whereas, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) has vide order No ASDMA 28/2021/18 dated 26-04-2021 issued consolidated and revised guidelines for all districts for containment of COVID-19 pandemic in Assam for a period upto 1 May, 2021.

Whereas, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) has vide order No ASDMA 28/2021/27 dated 27-04-2021 issued directives on total ban on movement of individuals from 8.00 PM to 5.00 AM daily as an emergency measure for well-being and safety of the peopleup to 1 May, 2021

Whereas, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has vide order No.40 3/2020-DM-1 (A) dated 29 April, 2021 issued the guidelines for effective control of COVID-19 to be in force upto 31.05.2021 Now, therefore in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 22(2) (h) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, the undersigned, in his capacity as

Chairperson, State Executive Committee of the State Disaster Management

Authority. Assam, hereby issues the revised and consolidated directives as follows

which shall come in force with immediate effect and remain in force till May 7, 2021,” stated the official notification.