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After banning Chhat Puja, Delhi Dy CM writes to Union Health minister, asks to difficulty pointers

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After banning Chhat Puja, Delhi Dy CM writes to Union Health minister, asks to issue guidelines

Following the Delhi Disaster Management Authority’s (DDMA) prohibition on Chhath Puja celebrations on riverbanks, water our bodies, and different public areas throughout town, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodiya has written to Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday, September 12 to difficulty pointers for the upcoming pageant.
In a letter to the Union Health Minister, Sisodia wrote: “You are aware that for the last 18 months, Delhi, as well as the entire nation, has faced the situation arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic in an unprecedented manner. Last year also, in view of the threat of the Covid-19 epidemic, decisions were taken to celebrate the Chhath festival throughout the country as per the instructions of the Government of India.”
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia writes to Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya to difficulty pointers for the upcoming Chhat pageant pic.twitter.com/V9gk9msbbg— ANI (@ANI) October 12, 2021
“I request that the Government of India, in cooperation with health professionals and other concerned parties, publish recommendations for the celebration of the Chhath festival this year as well, so that all North Indian devotees can be safe,” he added.
Meanwhile, Delhi BJP has in a Tweet asserted that the Chhath Puja shall be celebrated in a grand method following all COVID protocols and the municipal companies will make correct preparations for it.
The Chhath Puja shall be celebrated in a grand method following all COVID protocols and the municipal companies will make correct preparations for it -State President Shri @adeshguptabjp @ManojTiwariMP#ChhathVirodhiKejriwal pic.twitter.com/2398ExeZKf— BJP Delhi (@BJP4Delhi) October 12, 2021
Pertinently, very like final 12 months, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) in its latest order had prohibited the celebration of Chhath at public locations together with riverbanks and temples.
The choice to place a ban on the celebration of Chhath, a massively well-liked pageant particularly amongst Bhojpuri and Biharis, garnered lots of criticism for the Kejriwal authorities.
BJP MP Manoj Tiwari slams Delhi govt’s hypocricy, says full ban on Chhath ‘unacceptable’
BJP MP Manoj Tiwari launched a protest on Tuesday to problem the Kejriwal authorities’s arbitrary choice to ban Chhath Puja celebrations within the metropolis. Tiwari urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to permit devotees to have fun Chhath Puja whereas adhering to COVID-19 norms, saying {that a} full ban can be unacceptable.
Tiwari slammed the Kejriwal administration, accusing it of permitting markets, public transportation, and even alcohol shops to open within the metropolis whereas making use of a ban on the pageant. He mentioned the Chhath ban was an “insult” to Purvanchali satisfaction.
पूर्वांचलियों को अपमानित करने का कोई भी मौका नहीं छोड़ते केजरीवाल।#ChhathVirodhiKejriwal pic.twitter.com/JkZevE6Von— BJP Delhi (@BJP4Delhi) October 11, 2021
While Kejriwal had justified his govt’s choice saying that it had prohibited Chhath at public locations to stop the unfold of COVID-19 and for the protection of individuals, the Bhojpuri actor turned politician took a dig on the Delhi authorities’s double requirements. He mentioned that it was paradoxical that the Kejriwal authorities reopened swimming swimming pools, the place folks spend hours within the water, however prohibited Chhath, the place devotees solely spend just a few hours that too solely in knee-deep water.
However, in response to experiences, the BJP chief was injured whereas protesting in entrance of Arvind Kejriwal’s home and must be rushed to the emergency wing of Safdarjung Hospital on Tuesday afternoon.
It turns into crucial to notice right here that the Delhi Government has additionally banned effigy burning throughout Dussehra, which is a part of its bigger ban on firecrackers. Earlier in September, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had introduced a whole ban on the sale and bursting of firecrackers.