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Mumbai News Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations begin in India amid COVID-19 restrictions – Mumbai Mirror

Mumbai News Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations begin in India amid COVID-19 restrictions – Mumbai MirrorMumbai News

New Delhi: As 10-day festivities of

Ganesh Chaturthi

begin right now amid

COVID-19 outbreak

, a grand ‘arti’ of Lord


was carried out in a number of elements of the nation together with on the Shri Siddhivinayak Temple right here in Dwarka.

Similarly, clergymen additionally carried out ‘arti’ at famend Shri Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai, the Shri Ganesh Mandir Tekdi in Nagpur, Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Mandir in Pune and the

Ganesh Temple

in Delhi’s Connaught Place.

On the event, the temples and Ganpati idols are fantastically embellished. Devotees are visiting the temples to hunt blessings of Lord Ganesha. However, the variety of folks arriving on the temples is much less quantity as in comparison with earlier years on account of COVID-19 restrictions.

At the temples, clergymen had been seen following COVID-19 protocols, masking their faces with masks and sustaining social distancing to fight the virus. ‘Hawan’ was additionally carried out in a number of temples amid chanting of mantras.

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Meanwhile, Dr Aditi Mittal, a resident of Surat, made a Ganpati idol with dry fruits on the event.

“I made this idol with dry fruits with the shells still on. It will be kept at a COVID-19 hospital. After the puja, the dry fruits will be distributed among patients at the hospital,” she mentioned.

After 10 days of festivities, lastly, the devotees bid adieu to the elephant-god for the yr by immersing it in water our bodies.

However, the pageant this yr is being celebrated in a way more restricted means amidst the worldwide pandemic scenario. The social distancing norms will stop folks to have fun the pageant in the congregation.

According to new pointers of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued on July 29, cultural and spiritual features and different giant congregations will proceed to stay prohibited.

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