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All religious institutions in Bhubaneswar to reopen from February 12, 2022

Bhubaneswar: All the religious institutions will reopen on February 12, 2022 adhering to Covid-19 restrictions. The Odisha government has decided to reopen the religious institutions including the temple, Mosque, Church, Gurudwara as the number of new COVID-19 cases has been declining in the State.

Reportedly, maximum 100 devotees at a time will be allowed for darshan from Singhadwar to Ada- Katha at Lord Lingaraj temple. Sahan darshan /Garvagruha darshan will be completely prohibited.

These Covid guidelines shall remain effective till February 28, 2022, added reports.

Following are the restrictions to be followed by devotees during their visit:

  • Only those devotees who are fully vaccinated (if eligible for vaccination) will be allowed inside the temple premises (either the hard copy of the certificate or soft copy available in mobile/tablet etc. may be relied upon)
  • The devotees shall be required to bring their photo ID card namely Aadhar/Voter ID or any other photo ID card for identification.
  • No devotee shall be allowed inside the Garva Griha of the temple. Darshan will be allowed from a safe distance only.
  • There shall be no offerings like Bhoga etc. in the temple until further orders.
  • Children below the age of 15 years shall be allowed inside the temple/religious institutions with proper proof of identification such as Aadhar card and only under the Supervision of their parents or adult relatives.
  • The authorities/management of the religious institutions shal ensure that only that many devotees are allowed inside the premises of the religious institution in order to ensure the social distancing of 6 feet between the devotees.
  • All temple/mosque/church/gurudwara authority/management shall ensure that only the priests and Sevayats who are fully vaccinated are allowed to perform rituals. The priests and Sevayats must put on Mask at all times in coherence to the COVID protocol.
  • The temple/mosque/church/gurudwara authorities must make adequate provision for hand washing/ hand sanitizer for the devotees at the entry and Exit points.
  • Chewing of PAN Ghutka and spitting must be strictly prohibited inside & outside the premises.
  • Persons belonging to other vulnerable groups such as a person with co-morbidities, old age persons, and pregnant women are advised not to visit religious institutions

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