Mumbai restricts the celebration of Ganesh Pooja


Abhay Chahan


Ganesh festival in the town has began under the Covid-19 cloud for the second one year. As a result, the Maharashtra authorities has imposed a slew of Covid-associated regulations to save from the transmission of the virus. The Mumbai police have imposed orders below CrPC segment 144 prohibiting the meeting of 5 or greater individuals between September 10 and September 19.

During the 10-day lengthy Ganesh Mahotsav, the town management has banned all types of spiritual procession. The devotees of Lord Ganesha can have `darshan’ of Ganesh idols via net or television. In Mumbai, there are around 12,000 community mandals and almost lakh houses in which idols of the deity are installed.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai civic body has issued new pointers for festival. According to the brand new order, physical darshan at public pandals has been banned and regulations were imposed at the quantity of members in processions in the course of the celebrations.

For bringing home the idols of the deity and in the course of their immersion, there’ll now no longer be more than 10 people in the processions of public mandals and not more than 5 for the family Ganpatis, stated the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) withinside the pointers issued on Tuesday.


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