According to information, a wedding feast was prepared for about 500 people at Bikrampur village under Khallikote block in the district. Kuna Behera hosted the feast.
Knowing about the feast and mass gathering, the local Tehsildar along with police officials reached the village and seized all the cooked items. The team imposed a fire of Rs 6,000 on the host for organising the feast in violation of Covid guideline.
The officers asked the local Sarpanch to distribute the cooked foods among poor people amid adherence to Covid safety protocols.