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Bengal: Belur Math Closed For Indefinite Period As Covid Cases Rise In State

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Kolkata: With Covid-19 instances rising within the state, the West Bengal authorities has imposed restrictions throughout the state to comprise unfold of the virus. It mentioned Sunday all faculties and different instructional institutes, salons, magnificence parlours, spas, zoos, and leisure parks would stay closed from Monday, January 3.

Accordingly, some non secular locations within the state have additionally shut premises for devotees and guests for an indefinite interval.

Belur Math, the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Mission, has mentioned it can stay closed for guests until further notification.

In keeping with an earlier announcement, the mathematics was to stay closed from January 1 to January 4. This time, entry to Belur Math has been indefinitely barred for devotees and guests in compliance with the rules issued by the state authorities.

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Different Temples May Shut Too

Not solely Belur Math, however a number of different temples and shrines within the state is also closed for devotees and guests. 

On Sunday, the Tarapith temple authorities mentioned they might maintain a gathering quickly to take a remaining choice on this, media reviews mentioned.

The Dakshineshwar Kali temple remained closed on the day of annual Kalpataru competition, which is well known on the primary day of January yearly. 

In the meantime, the Botanical Backyard in Kolkata has additionally determined to shut because of the Covid state of affairs, it mentioned in a notification issued on Monday.

Briefing the media on Sunday, West Bengal Chief Secretary HK Dwivedi mentioned: “All faculties, schools, universities, spas, salons, magnificence parlours, zoos, and leisure parks to be closed within the state from tomorrow.”

The federal government additionally directed all authorities and personal places of work to function at 50 per cent capability.

All administrative conferences will probably be performed in digital mode, Dwivedi mentioned.

The federal government additionally mentioned flights from Delhi and Mumbai to West Bengal would function solely twice per week from January 5.

In the meantime, the native trains will run at 50 per cent capability, and the service will probably be closed after 7 pm day by day. Metro Rail may even function with 50 per cent passengers, and so will eating places and bars, in keeping with authorities directions. Cinema halls have additionally been advised to function with 50 per cent seat occupancy and so they should shut after 10 pm.

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