Kolkata Durga Puja 2020: Maximum 45 visitors allowed in Puja pandals, says Calcutta HC | Kolkata News
KOLKATA: The Calcutta prime court docket on Wednesday allowed access of as much as 45 folks in Puja pandals, easing its earlier order stating the pandals as no-entry zones.
The prime court docket on Monday had ordered that every one Durga Puja pandals within the state had been to be handled as containment zones and no one will have to be allowed within. No-entry indicators should be submit out of doors the pandals and motion of holiday makers limited to a undeniable distance, the court docket stated.
Whilst better Puja committees will handle a distance of 10 metres, smaller ones will prohibit viewing of idols and interiors from Five metres for all pandal hoppers. Sixty membership representatives can input the pandal throughout the day, however handiest 45 persons are allowed at a time.
Dhakis were allowed within the no-entry zones keeping up social distancing protocols.
In Kolkata by myself, crowds on streets can swell to 5-6 lakh for pandal hopping. The court docket seen that folks will have to benefit from the Pujas just about this 12 months because of the pandemic.