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Bhopal: Restriction lifted on the height of the idols of Goddess Durga, pandals now to be of 30 x 45 sq ft

10:35 PM Oct 05, 2020 | Staff Reporter

BHOPAL: State government, while issuing guidelines on Monday, has asked Navratri festival organising committees to implement COVID safety norms like maintaining a safe distance and wearing masks.

As per guidelines, the state government has lifted restriction on height of the idols of Goddess Durga. Similarly, pandals will now be of 30 x 45 square feet instead of 10 x 10 sq ft. Committees have been told to avoid keeping tableaux. Only 10 people will be allowed for the immersion of idols.

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Permission has not been granted for taking out any religious procession to check corona infection. Ramleela and Rawan Dahan has been permitted while maintaining Covid safety norms.

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