Tripura: DC raids wedding venues, arrests several for flouting Covid norms


Guwahati:  Tripura West District Magistrate Dr. Shailesh Kumar Yadav on Monday raided two marriage halls in Agartala for flouting Covid protocols and facilitating marriage functions, during the night curfew imposed by the State Government to contain the spread of COVID-19.

The two wedding venues – Manikya Court and Gulab Bagan conducted the marriage ceremonies way beyond the time limit regulated by the government.

As per reports, around 30 attendees were arrested and the District Magistrate had also ordered closure of the two marriage halls up to a time period of 1 year.

Meanwhile, the attendees alleged that the marriage functions were permitted by the administration.