COVID-19 News: Maharashtra Government Issues SOP Ahead Of Navratri Festival
According to the new rules, an idol larger than four feet cannot be placed in a pandal. Also, no garba or dandiya shall be played during the festival.
Due to the novel Coronavirus pandemic, the government had imposed some strict restrictions over the celebration of festivals. Navratri festival is on its way and to ensure public safety, the Maharashtra Government has issued SOP (Standard Operating Procedure). According to the new rules, an idol larger than four feet cannot be placed in a pandal. Households will be allowed to place an idol only up to two feet in height. The Maharashtra government has also announced that no dandiya or garba will be allowed.
To avoid the spread of COVID-19 virus, the government has urged people to maintain social distancing and other safety measures while celebrating the festival. Similar such restrictions were imposed during Ganesh Chaturthi and other religious festivals. So far, people have coordinated with the authorities and have adhered to all the rules and regulations.
Catch the latest news updates only on ZEE5.