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Unlock 5.0 guidelines: Govt releases SOPs for cinema halls, multiplexes to reopen

Unlock 5.0 released guidelines on opening of multiplexes and cinema halls in the country from October 15th and Govt today has released SOPs for exhibition of films. Certain important focus points that have been considered for a safe visit to theatres is :
1) Occupancy of the auditorium shall not be more than 50%
2) seats ‘not to be occupied’ shall be marked
3) only Packaged foods to be allowed
4) thermal screening and social distancing to be persistently monitored.

Though unlock 5.0 has released these guidelines, it is upto states to allow opening of multiplexes respectively.
Karishma Asoodani reports