Durga Puja, because of COVID-19, won't be command with a lot of eclat and show in state this year. As per the newest notification issued by the regime, all Durga Puja committees are asked to follow necessary COVID-19 safety protocols, and conjointly started open pandals wherever guests while not masks won't be allowed to enter. The notification was issued simply some days once Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee declared safety tips for puja committees.
The latest notification signed by cabinet minister Rajiva Sinha declared that pandals this year ought to be spacious and may be unbroken open from all sides. And, in case, it becomes essential to own a closed ceiling, the perimeters are unbroken open; if the perimeters need to be blocked, the ceiling must be unbroken open, he added. The news tips conjointly specialize in maintaining adequate social distance among guests, ranging from the start until immersion.
Further, as per the notification, organisers are needed to create adequate arrangements for distribution of masks in shut neighborhood to the pandals, United Nations agency carelessly enter the premises while not carrying masks. Likewise, the organisers have to be compelled to make sure that hand sanitizer is out there which the guests mandatorily use them whereas within the pandal premises.
Reportedly, bound rituals like sindoor khela, pushpanjali, and prasad distribution must be unionised in little teams and with spaced out timings. the govt. conjointly additional that seeable of the COVID crisis, individuals ar inspired to bring flowers from home for pushpanjali.
Further, the notification underlines that to manage and avoid situation, arrangements have to be compelled to be in situ so individuals will visit the pandal premises from the day of Tritiya, i.e., 3 days before the beginning of five-day pageant, which is able to begin on October twenty three. This year, cultural programmes will not be allowed in or close to pandal premises.