The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi authorities has determined to place a ban on the Chhath Puja celebrations within the nationwide capital. The Delhi CM has made an attraction to Congress and BJP to “not do politics” over Chhath Puja.
The Delhi Catastrophe Administration Authority (DDMA) took the choice of prohibiting the celebrations of Chhath Puja, on Thursday, within the wake of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic.
Arvind Kejriwal informed reporters that there’s a threat of unfold of the virus as folks supply their prayers by getting into a waterbody throughout Chhath Puja celebrations.
“We additionally need that life must be again on observe, and Chhath Puja must be celebrated with a lot festivities. However, folks supply ‘arghyas’ (to the Solar God) within the night and the subsequent morning, by getting into right into a waterbody. However, there’s a massive threat concerned in it, as even when one particular person is contaminated with coronavirus, she or he can unfold to everybody else round him by medium of water,” CM Kejriwal informed reporters on Saturday.
The Delhi places of work of each BJP and Congress have registered their dissent in opposition to this choice.
Manoj Tiwary of BJP warns of Protest
Manoj Tiwary of the Delhi BJP mentioned that the CM has ‘insulted’ the folks of Purvanchal (the world between Bihar and Uttar Pradesh). Tiwary held a gathering with Chhath Puja committees of Delhi. Later, he mentioned that he would protest with fellow Purvanchalis if the choice isn’t rolled again.
‘Do Not Do Politics’
Kejriwal has made an attraction to the opposition events to not politicize the problem as the town noticed a large surge of Covid-19 circumstances within the months of April-Could.
“I attraction, with folded palms, to the leaders in different events, to not politicise the problem, not do politics over it. They need to, as a substitute be part of the efforts of the federal government on elevating consciousness on security of individuals amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic,” Kejriwal mentioned on Saturday.