As many as 16 out of the 30 districts in Karnataka, including the Bengaluru city area, where the Covid-19 positivity rate has been below five per cent over the last week, will be allowed to gradually reopen from Monday (June 21).
The decision was taken by the Karnataka government following a meeting chaired by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa.
But in this for marriages the old conditions stay as is.
Marriages already scheduled are permitted to be conducted at their respective home in a low-key manner involving only close family relatives up to 40 people and strictly adhering to COVID 19 appropriate behavior and guidelines issued by State Government.
Also permission has to be taken from the respective Tahshildar.
The 16 districts, which will gradually reopen from Monday as the positivity rate is below five per cent, are Uttara Kannada, Belagavi, Mandya, Koppala, Chikkaballapur, Tumukur, Kolar, Bengaluru Urban, Gadag, Raichur, Bagalakot, Kalaburagi, Haveri, Ramanagara, Yadagiri and Bidar.