The outbreak of COVID-19 has created end number of difficulties for the people especially the holding of functions.After a long wait,the state government has permitted holding of marriage functions in banquet hall, marriage hall, non air conditioned halls, open place, lawns and at home. Kishor Raje Nimbalkar, Secretary, Department of Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation, Maharashtra State, has said that since monsoon has started permissions be given for organising of marriage functions at public places. So far there was ban on such permission leaving the organisers in lurch as at many homes space was quite small even for holding function with restriction of 50 persons.
Also due to rainy season holding functions at homes was a big problem owing to varied problems. Similarly, the owners of marriage hall had petitioned government seeking withdrawal of ban as it would putting them in hardships even as establishment cost keep rising. The state government has also informed that organisers and as well as lawns, banquet and hall owners should ensure that all the guidelines of social distancing are followed strictly. The maximum persons who can attend the marriage function should not cross 50.