In this era of Corona period, if you want to see Ganpati Bappa, then you will not be able to. Actually, Mumbai Police has issued guidelines regarding the organization of Ganesh Chaturthi due to Corona virus. In which the darshan of Ganapati has been banned in the pandals on Ganesh Chaturthi.
The police have said that the organizers have been suggested to provide a digital system for devotees to have darshan of Bappa. Meanwhile, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) advised only 10 people to go for the idol immersion. Along with this, 10 people should have both doses of corona vaccine.
Earlier in the week, BMC Mayor Kishor Pednekar had said that the third wave was not coming. It’s already here. He asked Mumbaikars to follow Mera Ghar Mera Bappa and celebrate the festival at home.
Pednekar said that being the Mayor of Mumbai, I am going to follow Mera Ghar Mera Bappa. I will not go anywhere nor will I allow anyone to come near my lord. This is necessary to check the third wave in the state.
In Mumbai, 530 new cases of COVID19 have been reported in Mumbai in the last 24 hours which is the highest since mid-July this year. In the city, 349 people have been cured in a day and 4 people have died. The total number of active cases in the city is 3,895.
Meanwhile, the Maharashtra government has issued an order saying that Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations will not be allowed in public places. As per the instructions, people have been advised to celebrate the festival at home.
The Maharashtra Home Ministry has issued a statement saying that it has been banned to visit the pandal of Lord Ganesha. Devotees should do online darshan. Let us inform that the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great pomp in Maharashtra, but in Maharashtra, corona cases were reported in large numbers in the second wave. In such a situation, the government is taking full care. Mumbai Police said that these restrictions have been imposed in view of Corona.
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