Amaravathi: AP government will impose night curfew from Jan 18 onwards. The night curfew, between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. will now be in force from January 18 till January 31.
Sankranti is a major festival in Andhra Pradesh, and people from all over the state and beyond make a beeline for their native places to celebrate it with their families.
However, the wearing of face masks is being enforced strictly, with defaulters liable for penalties of Rs 100. Shops and establishments that do not ensure the mask rule can be fined between Rs 10,000 and Rs 25,000, depending upon the gravity of the offence.