Assam bans mass gatherings on Eid

Guwahati, Jul 19 (PTI) The Assam government on Monday announced that no public congregation will be allowed in the state on Eid in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

State Health Minister Keshab Mahanta urged the people to celebrate the festival at their homes.

Prayers at mosques will be allowed with a maximum of five persons, he said.

Eid ul-Adha will be celebrated in the state on Wednesday.