Pampore: Tehsildar Pampore Ishtiyaq Mohi- ud-Din (KAS) has requested people of the town and adjoining villages to avoid mass gatherings on marriages in view of Corona Virus scare. He told Kashmir Reader that notices have already been sent to such families where marriages of their members are scheduled within next two weeks. “The families where marriages are scheduled till 31 March are requested to avoid mass gatherings in view of imposition of section 144,” the Tehsildar said , adding that strict action will be taken for non compliance of the orders. The authorities also instructed people to stay away from attending prayers in mosques , particularly on Fridays. Letters were also dispatched to mosque Imams in which they were asked to cooperate with authorities and raise awareness among public. People who have travel history to corona virus hit areas were asked to isolate themselves and follow medical advice.