Shillong: Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District has, in an order dated May 1, issued guidelines which are to be followed at all funerals/cremation/last rites.
Only a maximum of 30 (thirty) persons will be allowed and social distancing of 2 metres/6 feet should be strictly maintained. Handshakes /body contact should be avoided as far as possible, also hand sanitizers are to be provided to the attendees and should be used frequently.
Serving meals to the guests should be avoided. Family and relatives should ensure that attendees do not stay for long.