File photo: Statue of Maa Durga.
West Bengal Durgotsav (West Bengal Durgotasav) has been painted in color. There was a sea of people on the streets of Kolkata. Due to the serious situation of Corona epidemic last year, people are looking forward to fulfill the pain of not being able to visit the Durga Puja pandal. National Green Tribunal on the Organizing of Durga Puja in West Bengal (NGT) has a close eye. Durga Puja (Durga Puja) In the matter of pollution during the event, the NGT has issued a guideline and strict instructions have been given to all the Puja Pandals to follow those instructions.
This action plan has been prepared in view of the guidelines of the Central Pollution Control Board and the orders of the NGT given at various times in this regard. In the matter of idol immersion, the National Green Tribunal has prepared an action plan. This action plan has been prepared in view of the guidelines of the Central Pollution Control Board and the orders of the NGT given at various times in this regard. All worship committees will have to strictly implement this. This decision has been taken to protect Ganga and other water bodies from pollution.
Immersion will have to be done within the prescribed limit
The administration and police will identify the ghats where the idols are to be immersed. The immersion of each statue will have to be done within the prescribed time limit, which has been fixed by the administration and the police. At each ghat earmarked for immersion, solid waste such as flowers, clothes and other decoration items will be collected at a separate location and will have to be dumped at the dumping ground within 24 hours by lorry or truck. Cranes, pantomes and barges will have to be arranged at all major ghats. After immersion of the idol, it will have to be taken out from the river. Apart from this, before the immersion of the idol, the things related to plastic etc. will have to be separated. Every worship committee has to give a manifesto which states that POP and dyes and chemical colors will not be used in the construction of the statue.
Crowds are gathering in puja pandals
This year the situation is better than last time, so people are trying to enjoy the biggest festival of Bengal as much as possible. On the day of Shashti, crowds of devotees were seen in all the puja pandals of Kolkata. Mohammad Ali Park, Santosh Mitra Square, College Square, Ekdalia Evergreen, Badmatalla Ashadh. People gathered in various puja pandals including Sangh, Suruchi Sangh, Ahiritola Sarvajanin, Tridhara Sammalani, Sreebhumi Sporting Club, Bhawanipur 75 Palli, Ballygunge Cultural Association, Kumhartoli Park, Jodhpur Park, Bospukur.
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