Only 5 Persons Allowed to Hoist Flag on Bihu: DGP
GUWAHATI: Director General of Police, Assam has urged Bihu committees to have assembly of 5 people only to hoist the flag during Rongali Bihu in view of COVID-19 pandemic.
Taking to the Twitter, Assam Director General of Police (DGP) Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said, ”In view of #COVID19 outbreak & to keep everyone safe, may we request Bihu Committees across the State to please: * Have an assembly of only five People * Only for hoisting the Flag * Hoisting may be restricted
to 30 minutes #SocialDistancing be observed during the hoisting.”
ADGP (Law & Order) GP Singh tweeted: “Let this be a Bihu completely dedicated to the social good. #StayHomeSavesLives Celebrate at home. Keep society safe.”
The top cop further added that hoisting may be restricted to 30 minutes only.