With Diwali across the nook, the Tripura authorities has issued pointers, together with a ban on bursting firecrackers, amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The set of 18 pointers issued by chief secretary Manoj Kumar make social distancing, face masks obligatory for puja committee members and guests. As Kali Puja is organised throughout Diwali, the rules mentioned that the idol can’t be over 5 ft tall.
As a way to keep away from crowds on the pandals, the federal government has ordered that they be saved open and has prohibited gala’s and cultural programmes in entrance of the pandals. Puja organisers have additionally been requested to deliver idols to pandals with none type of procession.
At the very least 5 guests can be allowed to go to the pandal at a time and they should stand at a metre’s distance from the pandal. The membership organisers have been requested to sanitise the pandals thrice on the day of puja and make hand sanitisers and face masks available close to the pandal.
Those that are organising Kali puja at houses can invite 15-20 visitors. The federal government would set totally different guideline for puja at Tripuradundari temple in Udaipur, 50 kilometres from Agartala. Tripuradundari is without doubt one of the 51 Hindu Shaktipeethas or holy shrines.