Bengal allows holding cultural events in open ground maintaining all Covid norms
| Sunday | 22nd November, 2020
Kolkata: In its endeavour to extend support to artistes in exhibiting their art form for their livelihood, the state government on Saturday allowed organising cultural events in open ground following Covid protocols.
There is relaxation of organising cultural programmes in a closed auditorium with half its capacity and with a maximum of 200 people.
"Fairs, exhibition, expo, recitation programmes and musical events can be organised in open ground, maintaining the norms of physical distancing.
According to the experts, artistes have faced many inconveniences as there were several restrictions on organising programmes due to the Covid situation.
The announcement of the state government at this point of time becomes crucial as most cultural programmes across the state take place during winter.