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Night curfew puts dampener on New Year's Eve plan amid Covid-19 pandemic

Late parties off the menu, hotels and restaurants offer staycations

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New Year's Eve | Coronavirus | Lockdown

Shamsher Chandel  |  Chandigarh 



The Mall, Shimla
The Mall, Shimla's nerve centre, is ordinarily packed on December 31

Ahead of New Year’s Eve, coronavirus-induced curfew hours are turning out to be a party pooper for and in several states. The hospitality industry, wrecked by the pandemic this year, saw a glimmer of hope during Diwali. But a month later, localised spikes in Covid-19 cases have dashed hopes of a cheery end to 2020.

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First Published: Wed, December 30 2020. 06:10 IST

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