December 31st, local time, many places in India issued a ban requiring people not to gather in public places, and in some places even banned friends of more than four people from gathering.
Curfews are introduced a few days before New Year’s Eve to January to minimize the spread of COVID-19.
The New Delhi government imposed a curfew from 23:00 to 6 p.m. the next day from December 31 this year to January 2, 2021.
The number of people gathering in public places shall not exceed five.
Maharashtra imposes a curfew from 23:00 to 6:00 the next day from December 31 this year to January 5, 2021.
All restaurants and bars must close before 23:00, and no gatherings of more than four people are allowed, and parties on the terrace and boats are not allowed.
In addition, the governments of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Rajasthan, Punjab, Uttarakhand and other governments have issued similar regulations, imposing curfews during New Year’s Day to restrict New Year’s celebrations.