New Delhi: An order has been issued by the Kejriwal government of Delhi to celebrate Durga Puja and staging of Ramlila amidst Corona epidemic in the country. The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has issued a SOP for the festivals, saying that Ram Dila will be organized in Delhi during Durga Puja, but the fair will not be held near the puja pandal. Simultaneously, swing and food stalls have also not been allowed.
Vijay Dev, chief secretary of Delhi and head of the state executive committee of DDMA, has said that all the event organizers will get the requisite permission from the respective district magistrates for organizing the event, in addition to obtaining permission from other officials as per the relevant laws and regulations. . According to the order, the prohibition order imposed by DDMA on 30 September for ceremonies and large gatherings, has been withdrawn only till 31 October in view of upcoming festivals.
DDMA said that during the festivals, the fair, banning of food items outside the venue or inside the venue, hammocks, rallies, exhibitions and processions will not be allowed until 31 October. He said that in violation of the standard operating procedure and guidelines, permission to conduct the program will be revoked immediately and action can also be taken.