COVID-19 surge: Ganjam admn imposes new restrictions
Berhampur: In view of the spike in COVID-19 cases, the Ganjam district administration modified its previous guidelines for observance of Danda Nacha, a traditional form of worship, and capped the number of participants for the festival.
In the fresh order, district Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange said the number of participants for the festival now has been restricted to 25. Earlier, 50 participants were allowed for the festival.
Informing this on his Twitter handle, the Collector further said that no culture programme will be allowed during night time. The Collector has also restricted Mundan at Maa Taratarini temple and at downhill.
Dandanach participation will be upto 25 persons only. No night cultural program.
Mundan will be not allowed at Maa Taratarini temple, or at downhill.
Shopkeepers have to follow Panchsutra guidelines for social distancing.
Stay home and be safe. @CMO_Odisha
— Collector & District Magistrate, Ganjam (@Ganjam_Admin) April 3, 2021