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Ahead of Durga Puja Celebrations, Jharkhand Temples to Reopen with Precautions Tomorrow

After a gap of nearly seven months, temples in Jharkhand will open for devotees from Thursday. The Hemant Soren-led Jharkhand government had issued the guidelines for opening of temples on October 1. The state government has also allowed the celebration of Durga Puja with some restrictions. Officials visited the important temples of the state and issued guidelines for the devotees. Ramgarh district administration officials visited Maa Chhinamastika temple on Wednesday to review the preparations for the reopening of the temple. Maa Chhinamastika temple is one of the 52 Shaktipeeths of the country. According to the guidelines, any devotee without a mask will not be allowed to enter the temple and the devout will have to carry sanitisers with them. In the ‘Garbh Grih' only five people will be allowed at one time. The temple will be opened after the morning prayers. A maximum of 100 people will be allowed in the temple premises at one time while only 150 devotees will allowed in the queue for entry to the complex.

News source ~ News18