Mumbai: People in Mumbai, Maharashtra will not be allowed to celebrate Navratri on a large scale this year. In fact, this was reported by the BMC last Thursday. BMC has made it clear that no Garba event will be held in Mumbai this year as well. In fact, due to the corona crisis, the BMC has taken this tough decision. At the same time, the BMC has also fixed the height of Durga idols installed in Durga Pandals and House Societies. Let me tell you all that it has been said that a statue of four feet in the community circle and two feet in the house-society can be placed.
As you know that Navratri is going to start from 7th October this year, the BMC has appealed to the people to follow the "Corona Guidelines and not celebrate massively." This is the second time in a row in the Corona period that such restrictions are being imposed on the occasion of Navratri. This time it has also been said that online permission can be obtained from BMC for a public division to be held on the occasion of Navratri, only a fixed height statue can be installed.
At the same time, Garba will not be allowed. The BMC has recently appealed to all public circles to facilitate online darshan to reduce congestion, also play live on social media pages. At the same time, the BMC has said that more than ten people are not allowed to stand together during Aarti in any Mandal. Everyone has to wear masks and follow social distancing. All have also been requested to follow other guidelines issued by the police.