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Pune: Gatherings of over 100, processions and bike rallies banned for Shiv Jayanti festivities

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) Thursday banned gatherings of in excess of 100 people for festivities of Shiv Jayanti, the birth commemoration of Maratha lord Chhatrapati Shivaji, on Friday.

In the rules gave for the festivals, Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar said that it is public practice to observe Shiv Jayanti at fortifications in the 12 PM of February 18, yet this time the festivals ought to be straightforward because of the continuous pandemic. The municipal body likewise restricted any open capacities, bicycle rallies or parades to check the event.

“No cultural functions including traditional lectures, songs and plays should be organised in public places on Shiv Jayanti..,” he said.

While under 100 individuals can meet up to offer blossoms or festoons to a sculpture or picture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on the event, they need to follow physical removing and disinfection rules of the state government and PMC.

Assistant municipal commissioners and local police ought to guarantee that inhabitants are following rules to check spread of Covid-19 in their regions, said the municipal boss.

Kumar additionally said that wellbeing mindfulness activities or camps ought to be held to make neighborhood inhabitants mindful of preventive measures against Covid-19 as well as different illnesses like intestinal sickness and dengue.

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