Tura (Meghalaya), Aug 5 : West Garo Hills District Magistrate, Ram Sing, had issued SOP on Aug 5 for archery sports activities in the district and directed to strictly adhere to Covid-19 protocols, to disinfect playing surfaces, equipments and operational area within the premises with clinically approved disinfectants.
According to the order, all the teer counters to adhere to shop timing, to have adequate facilities for hand washing, door knobs and handles to be sanitized, display vaccination status, maintain social distance, the participants are to be discouraged from sharing cigarettes, bidis, chewing tobacco or betel nuts and leaves.
The order also said that all participants are to be vaccinated, personal equipments like bows and arrows are to be used without sharing, a minimum of 30 players to be allowed, operation of any stall inside the venue is not allowed, all shooters are to be sanitized before entering the playground and specific markings to be made and allotted to all shooters.
The order besides banning of consumption of alcohol or intoxicants during the hours of the game, also said that only 4 to 5 bookies will be allowed as witnesses to the game, gloves are to be worn for counting of arrows and all the activities will be closed by 1 p.m.
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