List of prohibited activities during lockdown in Guwahati


GUWAHATI: The Assam Government has announced total lockdown in 11 wards of Guwahati with effect from 9 PM on June 23 until further order. Addressing a press meet, Kamrup Metropolitan deputy commissioner (DC) Biswajit Pegu briefed the media persons about the new lockdown norms to contain COVID-19.

Here are the prohibited activities in the notified wards under lockdown:

  1. Movement of individuals shall remain strictly prohibited in the specified areas.
  2. All government offices, offices of autonomous/subordinate offices and private offices shall remain closed.
  3. All business/commercial establishments, shops and trade activities shall remain closed.
  4. All Industrial establishments shall remain closed.
  5. All public transport services shall remain suspended.
  6. Movement of all Private vehicles is banned.
  7. All hospitality services shall remain suspended.
  8. All educational, research, training, coaching institutions shall remain closed.
  9. All places of worship shall remain closed for public. No religious congregation will be permitted without any exception.
  10. All social/political/sports/entertainment/academic/cultural/religious functions, gathering shall be barred.
  11. Not more than 20 persons will be permitted in case of funerals.
  12. Spitting in public places is banned and will be punishable with fine, as may be prescribed by the local authority in accordance with its laws, rules or regulations.
  13. Consumption and sale of liquor, paan, gutka, tobacco public places are prohibited.