Places Of Praise Across Maharashtra Reopen Today
Spiritual locations across the state have actually stayed shut considering that March this year. (Representational)
Spiritual places throughout Maharashtra are reopening for fans to use prayers from today after numerous months of closure due to the lockdown enforced in a bid to manage the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) had on Saturday notified that all spiritual places including temples, shrines, churches, dargahs, etc in the state will be enabled to reopen for devotees from November 16.
Popular religious places across the state consisting of Sai Baba temple in Shirdi, the Mahim Dargah in Mumbai and the Dagdusheth Halwai Temple in Pune have actually been gotten ready for their resuming to the followers.
The gates of the locations of worship were opened after midnight for the management officials to clean and sanitise the facilities ahead of its resuming for fans to use morning prayers.
” After midnight, the doors of the Dargah Sharif were opened and the management officials went into the properties. After cleansing, the dargah will be opened for followers for early morning Namaz,” Mahim Dargah trustee Suhail Y Khandwani stated.
Mr Khandwani also advised individuals to comply with the federal government and Dargah management to guarantee individuals get to use prayers without running the risk of more exposure to COVID-19
” People have been awaiting over 8 months. Government SOP and internal SOP of the dargah will be followed. We have put up boards with federal government and Dargah SOPs. Just those with facemasks will be permitted inside the properties and their temperature level will be recorded prior to entry,” he said.
The Dagdusheth Halwai Temple in Pune has likewise brought out a total sanitisation procedure for the temple premises and made plans for the adherence to COVID-19 procedure.
Speaking With ANI, Sunil Rasne, deputy president of the temple trust said, “For now we will not be allowing followers to wait outside or offer prasad and flowers here. They are just permitted to take darshan and leave the place right away.”
The management of the Sai Baba temple in Shirdi stated it will only allow visitors inside the premises after an online reservation for a particular time slot.
” Fans who desire to go to will need to do online reservation to get a time-slot for the “darshan”. Together with this, people will likewise have to reveal a COVID-negative RT-PCR outcome at the gate. Seniors, children and pregnant ladies will not be allowed to enter the temple,” a representative of the temple management stated.
” We have made arrangements to control the crowd at the temple. Individuals will be allocated time slots online for see. Only 6,00 0 individuals will be permitted to enter the temple in a day. The temple will just stay open for 14 hours,” the representative included.
Religious locations throughout the state have actually remained shut given that March this year, when the Central federal government enforced a complete lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
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