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Cinema halls will reopen on October 15 with 50 per cent: Javadekar

October 06, 2020 01:10 PM

- One-seat distance between the viewers

New Delhi, Octpber 6
After seven months of shut down due to COVID-19, cinema halls will reopen on October 15 with 50 per cent capacity and one-seat distance between the viewers, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday.

"Cinema halls are shut for last seven months. They are now opening from October 15. For safety of people, we have come out with SOP to be followed, Wearing masks at all times will be important " Javadekar said.

Briefing the press at his residence, the Union minister also said that online booking of tickets will be encouraged but box office will be open for single-screen theatres. In single screen theatres, ticket counters will be opened. Proper ventilation has to be ensured and temperature setting of all air conditioning should be above 23 degree Celsius, " he said.

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