According to the reports, the dance bars are opening after a gap of 2 years due to the outbreak of deadly Coronavirus. The bars are allowed to open under certain guidelines.
As per rules, every bar would be open from 11 am to 11pm. Dancers shall not wear any revealing dresses. Guests have to maintain a distance of five feet from the stage and are also barred from throwing money at the dancers. Women below the age of 21 years cannot be hired as dancers in the bar.
The bars allowed to run are Rain the Club, Light it Up, Swagat Bar, Deepali, Urmee, Green Gree Phil, Ashoka, Rewind, Alishan, Barbie, Mohanty, Pentagon, Prince and Ekamra Bar.
“Breach of any term and conditions may warrant cancellation of permission and appropriate action may be taken under Odisha Excise Act, 2008 & Odisha Excise Rule, 2017,” read an official order.