In an order issued by the Chief Secretary regarding the swearing-in, it’s said that while the central stadium has a seating capacity of 1000 observing the COVID protocols, the number of participants shall be limited to 500.
The Communist Party of India Marxist-headed Left Democratic Front won 99 seats in the 140 member assembly in the elections held in April.
As per the order, entry to the Central Stadium shall be limited only to persons having COVID-19 negative certificates from RT-PCR, Trunat and RT Lamp tests, obtained within 48 hours or on the production of a final certificate of COVID vaccination. It also reads that the testing facility for COVID-19 shall also be arranged near the venue.
“Entry to the function site shall strictly be regulated through entry pass. Entry and exit of invitees shall be regulated as per existing physical distancing norms. Entire seating arrangements including on stage shall be made as per existing COVID-19 protocol,” the order further reads.