Published On : Thu, Sep 9th, 2021

Ganeshotsav: Govt bans pandal visits, only online dharshan permitted in Nagpur

Nagpur: Taking cognisance of third wave of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the Maharashtra government, on Thursday, 9 September, said that devotees would not be permitted to visit pandals during the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi. Nagpur Police and District Administration have received the order copies from State Home Ministry.

The order issued by the Maharashtra Home Ministry stated that the pandal organisers should instead provide the facility of online darshan or live telecast of the pandals for the benefit of the devotees. Nagpur cops and District Administration have urged devotees to adhere norms set by the government.