Meghalaya is now all set to reopen its religious places from August 16 after 16 months.


  • Meghalaya is all set to reopen its religious places and places of worship from August 16 after 16-month closure.

  • The state government has now decided to ease all its restrictions by allowing religious places across the state to reopen from August 16.

  • While addressing the media personnel, Deputy CM in-charge Health and Family Welfare Preston Stated that all the worship and religious places will be allowed to reopen from August 16.

  • He added that there will be a limit on the number of people allowed to visit religious places or places of worship, which is not more than one-third.

  • He also stated that SOP and notifications will be issued by the chief secretary within a few days.

  • He also urged people to follow the COVID protocols, and requested all religious organisations to ensure the covid SOPs are strictly adhered.