India / Himachal Pradesh extends night curfew in 4 districts till January 5

Zoom News : Dec 14, 2020, 08:23 PM
Shimla: There will be no public new year celebrations in Shimla, Kullu, Kangra and Mandi as the Himachal Pradesh government has extended night curfew in the four districts till January 5 to contain the spread of COVID-19.

The decision to extend the curfew was taken in a state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here on Monday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Bhardwaj said. 

The curfew will be in place from 9 pm to 6 am in Shimla, Mandi, Kangra and Kullu districts, Bhardwaj said.

Earlier, the state government had decided to impose night curfew from November 23 to December 15.