Haridwar: Authorized motion shall be taken towards attendants of the Kumbh Mela who violate COVID-19 Normal Working Procedures (SOPs), the Uttarakhand State Catastrophe Administration Division knowledgeable on Sunday, including that SOPs will stay in drive all through the length of the occasion.
The Kumbh Mela will happen from April 1 to 30 in Haridwar this 12 months amid the continued COVID-19 pandemic.
Based on State Chief Secretary Om Prakash, Individuals violating COVID-19 SOPs at 2021 Kumbh Mela Haridwar, shall be prosecuted.
All members must register on the Kumbh Mela Administration’s official web site and add paperwork together with a destructive COVID-19 RT-PCR report, taken as much as 72 hours prior, after which, an e-pass shall be generated. “During the mela, pilgrims must maintain a distance of 6 feet and wear masks. Those coming from abroad will have to follow guidelines prescribed by the Union Health Ministry,” a press release quoted the Chief Secretary.
Motion shall be taken towards violators underneath related sections of the Indian Penal Code, it added. In the meantime, a centralised management room has been arrange at Haridwar railway station forward of Kumbh Mela 2021, the Kumbh Mela Administration stated on Saturday.
“All the nearby railway stations have been connected through CCTV, with their feed being streamed at this control room. A telephone line has also been set up at the centre,” it stated.
The Uttarakhand authorities has determined to restrict the Kumbh this 12 months to 30 days as a result of pandemic. Kumbh Mela is a spiritual pilgrimage, one of many largest mass gatherings at one place. It’s celebrated 4 occasions over a course of 12 years and spans 4 river-bank pilgrimage websites, specifically Prayagraj, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nashik.