1000’s of individuals in Kolkata have been seen crowding public locations to have a good time Christmas on Saturday with few sporting masks and even fewer displaying any warning amid rising coronavirus instances in a number of elements of the nation and the Omicron alert.
In movies from Kolkata’s iconic Park Avenue, giant crowds have been seen surging by the business hub. The well-known lights from Chandernagore lit the realm lined with fashionable eateries.
Other than Park Avenue, 1000’s of individuals additionally flocked to completely different vacationer locations within the metropolis and elsewhere on the event of Christmas.
Lengthy crowds have been seen on the metropolis’s favorite spots like Alipore Zoo, Eco Park, Victoria Memorial, Millennium Park, Indian Museum for the reason that morning with out masks.
Police on the streets have been making frequent bulletins on the general public handle system to put on masks however many have been seen violating the rules.
Greater than 80 folks have been arrested from completely different elements of the town on Christmas Eve for varied illegal actions, a senior police officer mentioned.
One other 191 revellers have been taken into custody for not sporting masks within the midst of giant crowds, he mentioned.
The West Bengal authorities has relaxed the motion of individuals and autos between 11 pm to five am for 9 days from December 24, 2021 to January 1, 2022.
The night time restrictions and different Covid measures, nevertheless, have been prolonged until January 15, 2022.
(With inputs from PTI)