Jaipur: Amid reports that the marriage hall where 24 people were killed was illegal, the Rajasthan government has ordered an inquiry. The government has released guidelines for marriage gardens. The government also laid down norms for municipal officials on how they should ensure compliance of these guidelines.
Here are the guidelines in brief:
The guidelines issued by the additional chief secretary, urban development and housing (UDH) also direct collectors to submit a report on its compliance by June 15.
The UDH has ordered that illegal marriage gardens be immediately closed and appropriate legal action be taken against their owners.
Twenty five people were killed and at least 28 others were left injured in Bharatpur on May 10 when a portion of a marriage hall collapsed. It came up during preliminary investigation that the marriage hall was illegal and the local municipality office had issued a notice to the owner to close it.