Uttarakhand Govt restricts public from taking a plunge in Ganga on Makar Sankranti because of COVID-19 spike
With a flood in COVID cases in the country, limitations have been forced. The state legislatures are encouraging individuals to keep COVID guidelines. Uttarakhand has forced a restriction on fans from taking a plunge in the Ganga in Haridwar and Rishikesh on the event of Makar Sankranti on January 14. The celebration is commended in many pieces of the country. It denotes the appearance of the reaping season and furthermore connotes the finish of winter as the days begin getting longer.
The celebration has various names in various Apparently, there will be a prohibition on lovers gathering at Har ki Pauri in Haridwar, Triveni ghat in Rishikesh, and different ghats for a custom shower on Makar Sankranti for their security taking into account the new spike in pandemic cases in the state, orders given by Haridwar District Magistrate Vinay Shankar Pandey and Dehradun District Magistrate R Rajesh Kumar said. According to custom, an enormous number of enthusiasts take a heavenly dunk in the Ganga both in Haridwar and Rishikesh on the celebration.
Coronavirus cases in Uttarakhand have been on the ascent in the course of recent days. The Odisha Government has likewise forced a prohibition on any sort of strict get-together on January 14 for Makar Sankranti and Pongal celebration festivities.