Mumbai, Oct 06 (ANI): The hotels and restaurant owners of Maharashtra welcomed the decision of state government to open restaurants, bars, and food courts from October and operate at 50% capacity. The restaurant and bar owners of the state were desperately waiting for the decision to come as they were reeling under loses. As per Unlock 5.0 declaration, restaurants, bars, and food courts in Maharashtra are set to open from October and operate at 50% capacity. The residents of Mumbai also welcomed Maharashtra government’s decision of opening the restaurants and food courts in the city. Restaurants, food courts and bars have to follow the guidelines given by the Health Ministry like people should wear face masks and retain the masks in place even inside the restaurants except for the period when eating. Social distancing norms or SOPs will have to be followed. Senitization facilities also ensured by the restaurants.