After issuing instructions to all the district collectors regarding Chhath Puja of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Home Department has also issued instructions to the districts. In the order issued by Additional Chief Secretary Avnish Awasthi, it has been said that most women should be motivated to celebrate by staying at Chhath Puja house. The guideline is intended to prevent corona infection during the faith of Mahaparva. You also know what guidelines have been given by the government.
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This is direction
It will be mandatory to use a mask of 2 yards and masks at the Chhath Puja site.
Police officers will be posted along with the magistrate for security arrangements at the place of worship.
Change rooms will be made for women at the place of Chhath Puja.
Ambulance will be stationed with the doctor at the place of worship.
Cleanliness should be ensured on the banks of the ponds.
Public address system should be installed on the banks of river-pond.
Proper arrangements should be made for the flow of water in the Ghats.
The administration should make necessary arrangements with the organizers of the puja program.
Toilets etc. should be arranged on the banks of river-ponds.
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Let us know that the public event of Chhath Mahaparva has been banned in many states. Which include Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Odisha, West Bengal, Maharashtra.
The Jharkhand government has banned Chhath Puja festival in public places in view of the possibility of outbreak of corono virus epidemic. According to the state government guidelines issued for the festival, devotees will not be able to perform Chhath Puja in rivers, ponds, lakes and other water bodies.
The Odisha government prohibited celebrating Chhath Puja in public places, including bathing on the riverbank on 20 and 21 November, as congestion could lead to more spread of corona infection.
Chhath Puja will not be held in public places this year amid rising cases of Corona virus in Delhi. However, devotees will be able to celebrate Chhath festival in their homes or at any private place. For Chhath festival, it will be necessary to follow the Kovid-19 guidelines. A related order has been issued by DDMA.
The procession of Chhath Puja in West Bengal has been banned by the Calcutta High Court and the rules of worship have also been set. According to the order of the Calcutta High Court, only two members in a family will be allowed to enter the waters of a river or pond to perform Chhath Puja.
In Maharashtra also, in view of Corona infection, guidelines have been issued to celebrate Chhath in public places.