All of the “kalpwasis” visiting Magh Mela 2021 in Prayagraj must endure a COVID-19 take a look at, the Uttar Pradesh authorities mentioned on Monday. Chairing a overview assembly concerning the preparations of Magh Mela 2021, state Chief Secretary RK Tiwari mentioned all of the “kalpwasis” coming to the occasion must mandatorily endure the RT-PCR take a look at.
He mentioned the devotees coming day by day to the Magh Mela also needs to endure the rapid-antigen take a look at and thermal screening.
“If any devotee is discovered to be COVID optimistic, she or he ought to be rushed to a hospital in a devoted COVID-19 ambulance,” Tiwari mentioned.
He mentioned sanitisation of the mela space ought to be carried out frequently and there ought to be ample medical amenities, together with ambulances, within the mela space.
The chief secretary additionally harassed the significance of an efficient crowd-control mechanism in the course of the occasion, an announcement issued by the Uttar Pradesh authorities mentioned.
The “kalpwasis” are considered probably the most trustworthy pilgrims, who vow to reside an austere and minimalist life on the banks of the Ganga for a month, Ashutosh Varshney, the convenor of the Ram Naam Financial institution and the Ram Sewa Belief, who put up camps on the Magh Mela, mentioned.