Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar Admin launches online App for permission of marriage functions amid lockdown

Srinagar: Amid the COVID lockdown in all the twenty districts of Jammu and Kashmir till 24 May, the Srinagar administration has launched an online application for the permission of scheduled marriage functions in the district.

A top official from the district administration told Kashmir News Observer that in view of the ongoing lockdown, there are many scheduled marriage functions in Srinagar and to make it convenient for the people district administration Srinagar has launched an online application for the permission of the same.

He said that people don’t have to come outside of their homes as they have launched a user-friendly application where people can apply for permission.

“This all can be helpful in reducing the movement of people coming for the permission of marriage functions during Corona Curfew and risk of being getting infected by moving outside gets avoided,” he said.

The official further said that the application also hosts a format for providing vehicle permission for the movement of “Baraat.”

Pertinent to mention that after the State Executive Committee (SEC), extended the lockdown from 17 May to 24 May, essential, emergency services and scheduled marriages up to permissible gatherings norms were exempted.

The official added that anyone who has scheduled marriage needs to go to this web link address https://epass-srinagar.nic.net.in/ and follow the instructions with requisite information asked while seeking permission for the scheduled marriage.


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