West Bengal: High-level Meeting Held to Discuss Covid-19 Norms for Gangasagar Mela

In 2020, the Gangasagar Mela in West Bengal was held in accordance with the Covid-19 protocol. The district administration needs to copy the norms, as per strict well being tips, this 12 months as nicely. A high-level assembly was held on the Kakdwip subdivision workplace on Friday to determine the rules for the annual Gangagsagar dip whereby 1000’s of devotees participate.

District Magistrate P Ulganathan, Sundarbans Superintendent of Police Bhaskar Mukherjee, Sundarbans Development Minister Bankimchandra Hazra, and Diamond Harbor Chief Health Officer Debashis Roy and officers from the Public Works, Irrigation, Fire and the Public Health Technical Department Department attended the all-important assembly.

According to studies, particular emphasis is being positioned on dredging the Muriganga river. The district Justice of the Peace has directed them to finish the dredging by December. Dredging work on the Muriganga river will begin this week. A 3-day mega vaccination drive has additionally been deliberate for these planning to attend the honest.

District Magistrate P Ulganathan mentioned, “The Sagar Mela shall be held in strict compliance with well being directives. Various emergency departments, together with public well being, irrigation, and expertise, will work collectively to make sure that the virus will not be unfold from the gathering. The downside with coastal erosion was mentioned intimately in todays’ assembly. Especially after Cyclone Yaas, the district governor mentioned the difficulty of abrasion with the Irrigation Department.

The coordination of all of the departments related to the Gangasagar Mela has been emphasised within the assembly. Bankimchandra Hazra, Sundarbans Development Minister mentioned, “This assembly was held to debate what to be allowed and disallowed within the honest. Special emphasis was positioned on vaccines, dredging and fractures. It is turning into a giant problem for the district administration to deal with massive gatherings within the time of Covid-19.

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