TEZPUR: In view of COVID-19 pandemic, the State Government has directed to celebrate Eid as per COVID protocol, Deputy Commissioner of Sonitpur, Manvendra Pratap Singh said.
He further added that mass prayers at Eidgah field and other places were prohibited. Prayers would be offered in the Eidgah with not more than three persons. In pursuance of the State Government order, the Sonitpur district administration informed that inter-district movement of citizens had been allowed on July 30 and July 31. This permission is allowed except in containment zones after following social distancing protocol. All Eidgah committees in Sonitpur district also assured the district administration not to violate COVID protocol and to contribute in the best possible way to fight this challenge.