GUWAHATI: A few more hours to usher in 2017, the state of Assam has brought in view of the New Year festivities.
Six special groups to monitor the situation in view of the New Year festivities have been constituted. As such all New Year programs must end before 12:30 AM.
The special groups(SGs) would comprise a magistrate, police, excise and civil supplies department officials. Serving of liquor in late night bars has been prohibited after 12 AM, bursting of crackers, betting and playing loud music has been prohibited.
On the other hand, organizers of cultural nights have been directed to take prior permission for hosting events and that fire brigades must be kept ready.
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