Durga Puja 2020 : Petition lodged in Kolkata High Court to stop celebration in West Bengal due to Covid-19

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A petition has been filed in the Calcutta High Court trying to stop the Durga Puja festivities in West Bengal taking into account the continuous COVID-19 pandemic.

The issue is probably going to be taken up by the High Court in the not so distant future.

As per the request, the COVID-19 circumstance in the state is equivalent to it was after Onam in Kerala.

The request, documented by advocate Sabyasachi Chatterjee, said that the Ganesh Puja and Muharram festivities were not permitted in Maharashtra taking into account the COVID-19 pandemic and the rising number of cases.

Prior, the Mamata Banerjee government had reported a huge number of COVID-19-related rules for pandal associations just as for individuals visiting the pandals.

Boss Minister Mamata Banerjee guided that pandals should be open from each of the four sides, including “Hand sanitizers ought to be set at passage purposes of pandals, and the wearing of veils to be obligatory. Physical removing conventions ought to be clung to at all open spots.” However, this year no social projects would be permitted at the pandals.

The West Bengal CM stated, “I am mentioning all to keep Durga puja pandal open and extensive. In the event that sides are secured, at that point keep the rooftop open. On the off chance that the rooftop is shut, at that point keep sides open. Additionally, keep up physical removing.”

“Individuals visiting the pandal must wear the veil. Keep more volunteers to guarantee COVID conventions are being kept up,” Mamata stated, including that social program won’t be permitted at pandals.

Mamata Banerjee stated, “Request that volunteers wear face shields. For ‘Anjali’ and ‘Sindoor Khela’, there ought to be keep spaces. Declare the mantras on the mic with the goal that individuals can hear it from faraway spots. For Sindoor Khela, play it group insightful.”

“Individuals are doing legislative issues with respect to this. On the off chance that I don’t permit puja, they will say look they didn’t permit puja to be commended,” she stated, including “We will for all intents and purposes show Durga puja and furthermore reports prize on the virtual stage.

The CM said that public declaration frameworks must be set up at each pandal. As to of icons, she stated, “offer spaces to puja pandals to abstain from social occasion. Single window authorization for Durga puja will start on October 2.”

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