Hotel In Odisha’s Gopalpur Sealed For 7 Days For COVID-19 Norms Violation During Wedding

Berhampur: The Ganjam administration on Saturday sealed Hotel Mayfair at Gopalpur in Odisha’s Ganjam district for seven days for violation of COVID-19 guidelines during a wedding held on its premises.

A video of the wedding had earlier gone viral and the revellers were seen without masks and not adhering to the social distancing norms during the procession on Thursday.

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“Hotel Mayfair Gopalpur sealed for 7 days for violation of social distancing for the arrangement of marriage. We won’t tolerate these type of violations. We again request all to follow social distancing norms & don’t put your life in risk in corona scenario,” Collector & District Magistrate, Ganjam, tweeted

In a related development, Gopalpur police on Saturday registered a case and arrested the father and uncle of the groom.

The administration had earlier slapped a fine of Rs 50,000 on both the parties and the car used by the groom was impounded.

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