A PIL has been documented under the steady gaze of the Allahabad High Court, mentioning it to guide the state government to limit the number of devotees who will take a holy dip in the stream Ganga during Magh Mela at Prayagraj.
PIL Submitted To Court To Restrict Magh Mela
The Magh Mela started on Friday with lakhs of devotees taking the sacred plunge at Sangam, the conjunction point of Ganga, Yamuna and the legendary Saraswati.
In the PIL, moved by one Utkarsh Mishra and others, it has been expressed that the strict gatherings in the beyond two years were tracked down answerable for spreading the Covid infection the whole way across the country.
In this circumstance, the PIL has looked for a bearing from the court to restrict the interest in Magh Mela, which is additionally one of the bigger religious assemblies across the globe.
The PIL said that main diviners of ‘akharas’ ought to be permitted to take the heavenly plunge on the dates of the Shahi Snan to forestall an enormous turnout of aficionados, as expected on those promising dates. It was likewise mentioned that RT-PCR tests ought to be made necessary for the meeting lovers on appearance.
PIL Blames Kumbh Mela Of Haridwar For Second Covid Wave
The PIL said that Kumbh Mela of Haridwar, held during the pinnacle of the second influx of Covid-19 pandemic, brought about a spread of Covid contamination and in this manner was intentionally canceled by the soothsayers of different ‘akharas’.
The enthusiasts who got back to their local spots subsequent to visiting the Kumbh at Haridwar were viewed as super-spreaders, the request expressed.
“Holding of such an enormous scope following Covid third wave is putting the inhabitants of Prayagraj just as Uttar Pradesh state in superfluous danger. Additionally, the Magh Mela occasion, which is of extraordinary strict significance and every one of the arrangements like setting up of camps, power, water and sterilization has as of now been done, canceling of this strict occasion isn’t alluring at this high time,” it was submitted.
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