The Pune police have put in place a code of conduct for the Ganpati pageant starting Saturday. The rules have been issued for mandals in addition to residents in view of Covid-19.
As a part of the code of conduct, the police have banned any procession, whereas mandals have been barred from making temples.
“This yr a code of conduct has come into place. There might be no procession or in-person darshan. To make sure that no person violates the principles, we’ll deploy everybody obtainable….There received’t be any exterior help from the state,” stated joint commissioner of police Ravindra Shisve.
The police have additionally urged the residents of Pune to observe the house immersion norms, as towards the general public immersion in synthetic ponds and Mula-Mutha rivers. Pune has round 4,75,000 Ganapati idols on a median, in response to the police.
The ten-day pageant, which commences on Saturday, will finish on August 31. As a apply, on the final day, which attracts large crowds, town administration builds particular immersion ponds on in style spots. Nonetheless, this yr, the service is not going to be offered, in response to the Pune mayor.
For the immersion day, 7,700 police officers might be on the streets, in response to joint commissioner Shisve.