Immersion of idols won’t be allowed in public locations within the metropolis throughout Ganeshotsav because of COVID-19, and the federal government won’t arrange any synthetic ponds for a similar because it did in earlier years, stated officers.
“ldol immersions shall not be allowed in the course of the forthcoming Ganeshotsav in any public place, together with the Yamuna or another water physique, public place, ponds, ghats and many others. The ritual could also be carried out inside residence premises in a bucket or container,” learn an order issued by the Delhi Air pollution Management Committee.
Violation of instructions can result in imprisonment of upto 5 years or a fantastic upto to ₹1 lakh or each.
“Final 12 months, we had created about 500 synthetic ponds for the aim, however this 12 months it won’t be finished to keep away from folks gathering at these spots,” a Delhi authorities official stated.
The federal government will monitor the scenario and later take a name on whether or not idol immersion will probably be allowed throughout Durga Puja.