West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced to allow full occupancy in cinema halls in the state.
The CM made the announcement during the inauguration of the Kolkata Film Festival.
Due to the pandemic, only 50 per cent occupancy in #cinema halls is allowed. Now I am allowing 100 per cent occupancy but proper care needs to be taken: West Bengal Chief Minister @MamataOfficial pic.twitter.com/x0pwmRkiVy
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“Due to the pandemic, only 50 per cent capacity was allowed. But I will ask the Chief Secretary to issue a notification allowing 100 per cent occupancy,” she announced.
Earlier, Tamil Nadu state government had also issued an order stating that theatres in Tamil Nadu can operate with 100 per cent occupancy.