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UP Govt Permits Rakhi, However no Exterior Sweets or Assembly With Guests

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Picture for illustration. The rakhis despatched for prisoners by their members of the family can be offered to them in envelopes after making certain correct sanitisation, acknowledged the order. PTI Lucknow Final Up to date: July 27, 2020, […]

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Picture for illustration.

The rakhis despatched for prisoners by their members of the family can be offered to them in envelopes after making certain correct sanitisation, acknowledged the order.

  • PTI Lucknow
  • Final Up to date: July 27, 2020, 11:47 PM IST

No outdoors sweets or eatables will likely be allowed for prisoners throughout jails in Uttar Pradesh on Raksha Bandhan and bodily conferences with anybody will stay fully prohibited, an official order acknowledged on Monday amid COVID-19 outbreak.

The rakhis despatched for prisoners by their members of the family can be offered to them in envelopes after making certain correct sanitisation, acknowledged the order by the UP Prisons Administration and Reform Companies, Lucknow.

There are 72 jails, together with 5 central and 62 district prisons, within the state, based on an official determine. As per the order, jail authorities have to ascertain COVID-19 helpdesk at a counter outdoors the jails and guarantee correct sanitisation of individuals coming with Raksha Bandhan items for the inmates.

The belongings of tourists and members of the family of inmates are to be checked. Permitted items- Rakhi, sandalwood, rice are to be collected by jail officers, put in an envelope with the title of inmate and the title and deal with of the customer, the rules acknowledged. Eatables or sweets won’t be accepted in any case and conferences between prisoners and guests shall stay fully prohibited, it acknowledged.

The jail authorities have been requested to make sure the gathering of Rakhi envelopes newest by four pm of August 1 after which they’d be correctly sanitised and handed over to the inmates on August 3, the day of the competition. The order additionally talked about that particular meals ought to be offered to the inmates on the primary Sunday of the month in view of the competition and warned of motion in case of non-compliance of the rules.


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