Cinema halls to reopen Oct 15 onwards with 50pc capacity

New Delhi, Oct 6 ( )  Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said  Cinema Halls will reopen on October 15 with 50 per cent capacity and one-seat distance between the viewers. Javadekar said  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
Cinema halls shall be allowed to open with 50 per cent capacity only and people will maintain one-seat distance. Alternate seats will be left vacant for social distancing. Wearing masks at all times inside the hall will be important,” he added.
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.