COVID-19: Weekly markets, mass weddings banned in Maharashtra's Palghar
Palghar: The authorities in Maharashtra's Palghar have banned weekly markets and mass marriages across the district in view of the prevailing coronavirus situation in the state, an official said on Friday.
An order to this effect was issued by district collector Manik Gursal on Thursday, he said.
"Weekly markets are a regular feature in Palghar and other rural parts of Maharashtra. However, in view of the spike in COVID-19 cases in the state, the collector ordered a ban on the weekly markets in the district from February 25 till further orders," the official said.