Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said it was necessary to take extra precautions during the upcoming festive season amid the Kovid-19 epidemic.
The Chief Minister held a meeting with Chief Secretary TM Vijay Bhaskar and other senior officials of the state government to discuss the precautions needed to check the spread of Kovid-19 during Mysuru Dussehra.
“It was necessary to take extra precautions during the upcoming festive season amid the Kovid-19 pandemic. Yeddyurappa tweeted, meeting with the Minister of Medical Education, the Chief Secretary and senior officials, controlling the spread of Kovid-19 during Mysuru Dasara. need to.
With the Kovid-19 epidemic cast, the government has decided to conduct the world famous Dussehra celebrations in a “simple” manner in the palace city of Mysuru.
Celebrated as “Nada Habba” (state festival), the 10-day event every year brilliantly showcases the cultural heritage of Karnataka with folk art forms, and attracts large crowds and tourists.
This year the Dussehra festival is likely to be held between October 17-26, the last day being Vijayadashami.
Recently, the Kovid-19 Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has given some recommendations to continue the tradition and cultural activities as well as to ensure that DASARA 2020 is organized during the pandemic in Mysore. Ensured that incidents Kovid-19 are safe.
The Mysuru Dasara inauguration recommendations starting on 17 October include strictly limiting to 200 people, cultural events for 8 days in the evening will only be limited to 2 hours per day by local artists, not to exceed 50 people only , Police personnel at strategic locations will be prevented from stopping the mob. And check everyone wearing a facemask.
Only 300 people will be allowed for the world famous Jumbo Savari (procession of capricant elephants) with all covariate precautions.
The government has already stated that “Jumbo Savari” – “Vijayadashami” on the last day, which marks the end of the ten-day Dussehra festival in Mysuru, will be banned in the palace complex.
The event usually attracts a large crowd, as it is the most awaited.
Other recommendations include, to make the celebration of Dussehra 2020 virtual to the public, the RT-PCR negative test report (done after 14 October 2020) will be mandatory to participate in all events, artists and other artists There will be local artists preferably from Mysuru. Other districts of Karnataka only.
Also compulsory facemask, physical disturbances, provision of hand sanitizer, hand washing facilities with soap and water and following suitable places such as Kovid-19 precautions to ensure physical distance.
(This story is published from a wire agency feed without textual modifications.)
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