Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) on Tuesday mentioned Chhath Puja won’t be allowed at seashores, riverbanks, ponds in Mumbai. Because of the pandemic state of affairs and with Maharashtra being one of many states having excessive numbers of coronavirus instances, the metropolitan civic physique has determined to not enable Chhath Puja at seashores, riverbanks, ponds within the metropolis.
The deicion has come even after migrant inhabitants from Bihar had appealed to the Maharashtra authorities to ease the norms and permit them to carry Chhath Puja on November 20, Friday.
In the meantime, Delhi authorities additionally on Tuesday introduced that November 20 shall be a public vacation on account of Chhath Puja. This comes after the Delhi authorities, final week, determined to ban group ‘Chhath Pooja’ celebrations close to the ghats to mitigate the unfold of the coronavirus.
“Chhat Pooja is a crucial competition for the folks of NCT of Delhi. Accordingly, Authorities of NCT Delhi has determined to declare 20th November as public holidayon account of Chhat Pooja. Essential notification on this regard could also be problem,” the order, signed by Dy CM Manish Sisodia, learn.
Earlier within the day, BJP Puravnchal Morcha held a protest march in the direction of the residence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in opposition to the federal government’s resolution of banning Chhath Puja on the banks of river Yamuna and public ghats.