New Delhi: As the Ganesh Chaturthi celebration kicks in from Friday (September 10, 2021), Mumbai Police forced Section 144 from Thursday onwards to control the public festivals to keep a beware of the rising COVID-19 contaminations, said the request gave by Mumbai Commissioner’s office.
No parades of Ganpati will be permitted and beyond what five people can’t accumulate at a spot, said the Mumbai police boss’ office. The segment 144 will be forced in the city with impact from September 10 till September 19.
Fans have been encouraged to commend the celebration at home and to take the darshan of Lord Ganesha online as they can’t visit mandapas across the city. “It is denied to visit the symbol of Lord Ganesha or visit the mandap and darshan ought to be made accessible on the web or through electronic means,” an assertion delivered by the Maharashtra Home service said. Additionally read: Delhi govt boycotts public festival of Ganesh Chaturthi in capital, no parades permitted
Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar said that the third wave was at the “limit of Mumbai”. “Given the experience of the initial two waves, it is in our grasp to stop it,” Pednekar was cited as saying by an authority discharge.
In the interim, the Andhra Pradesh and Delhi also have forced limitations on the public festivals of the Ganesh Chaturthi.