We are sure many of you had planned your D-day for months, many would have for years. Right from what jewellery you would carry to your entry track. While planning weddings, we take so many things into consideration but ever thought you would land into a pandemic ahead of your wedding? 

Last year, many couples postponed their wedding thinking things would get better with the arrival of 2021 but it clearly had other plans. 2021 has brought along the second wave of the deadly coronavirus. 

Now your wedding date is here but things are so different. Many states have put restrictions on wedding ceremonies. If you are planning for your wedding day then this quick guide with all the state-wise regulations might help you. 


Due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in the capital, the government reduced the size of weddings, allowing only 50 guests. However, each guest needs to carry an E-pass to attend the wedding. E-passes can be applied at the Delhi government's official website. Though the option for attending a marriage is not available, one can choose anyone and fill up their details and address of the wedding venue. Once the application is approved, passes will be issued. 


Maharashtra recently announced stricter rules seeing the increasing number of COVID cases. The government has allowed a marriage ceremony of only a single event in a single hall with a maximum of 25 people. The event can't be extended to more than 2 hours. If someone violates the rules, they will be fined INR 50,000. 


Recently, lockdown in Rajasthan was extended till 17th May and new guidelines for a wedding event were also issued. The number of guests who can attend a wedding party has been reduced to 31. 1 wedding function can be hosted but should not extend 3 hours. 


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Another hotspot of the deadly coronavirus, Punjab has imposed new restrictions on wedding events. The government has allowed only 20 people to attend a wedding ceremony. 


There has been a rise in the number of cases in Karnataka too. The government has allowed a maximum of 50 people to attend a wedding. 


Though the state government has not announced a complete lockdown, it has imposed strict restrictions. Not more than 50 people can attend weddings. All marriage functions need to be registered on the COVID-19 Jagratha portal beforehand. 

West Bengal

To prevent the spread of the COVID-19, the government reduced the number of wedding attendees to 50 people. 

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat has further reduced the number of wedding attendees to 25. Earlier the state was allowing 100 guests. 


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CM Pramod Sawant has restricted the number of wedding guests to 50. 

Himachal Pradesh

Earlier, the number of people allowed to attend weddings was 200 but now the government has reduced it to 50. 


Only 50 people will be allowed to attend a wedding ceremony. 


The government has restricted the number of guests to 30 people. 

Arunachal Pradesh

The government has restricted marriage gathering to 100 people. 


The government has restricted the number of guests to only 50 people. 


Only 100 people will be allowed to attend a marriage function. 


The number of guests attending the wedding should not exceed 50 people. 

Andhra Pradesh 

Attendance at wedding ceremonies has been limited to 50 people. 

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The state government has allowed 50 persons to attend a wedding ceremony.  


Wedding guests have been limited to 25 people. 

Tamil Nadu

The government has restricted the number of guests to 20. 

Uttar Pradesh

Weddings in UP can be held on Saturday and Sunday with only 50 guests in closed spaces and 100 guests in open spaces. 

Madhya Pradesh

The maximum number of people allowed to attend a wedding is 50. 


Weddings can be attended by only 50 guests. 


The government has allowed 50 guests for outdoor weddings and 30 people for indoor weddings. 

Keep these restrictions in mind while planning your wedding during this lockdown period. For more stories related to lockdown weddings, stay tuned!