Shutdown in Puri before Jagannath Rath Yatra, all entry points closed

Shutdown in Puri ,The Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri has got the green signal from the Supreme Court. Shutdown in Puri before Jagannath Rath yatra. In view of Corona,41 hours Shutdown in Puri, the Supreme Court has allowed the Rath Yatra with conditions.

  • Chief Secretary of Odisha gave information
  • The shutdown will continue till 2 pm on Wednesday

There will be shut down in Puri on Monday night from 9 am to 2 pm on Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra. All entry points will remain closed and there will be a complete ban on movement. This shutdown will be around 41 hours. About Jagannath Rath Yatra this information was given by the Chief Secretary of Odisha, Asit Tripathi. He said that curfew will be banned during the Rath Yatra in view of Corona.

At the same time, the Supreme Court, in its order, said that before the Rath Yatra in Puri, all the entry routes in the city including the airport, railway station, bus base, highway, should be closed. There should not be more than 500 people per chariot to pull the three chariots. Sufficient distance should be kept between the chariot.

The Supreme Court said that only the necessary people will be allowed in traditional rituals during the Rath Yatra.

These include temple committee pandas, officers, and policemen.

The court has also conditioned them to join. The Rath Yatra will involve the same, whose corona report will be negative.

Medical records of participants in the ritual will also be kept

As per the conditions and other criteria, the primary responsibility of conducting the Rath Yatra will be in charge of the Jagannath Temple Administration Committee.

Apart from this, the officers designated by the state government will also be responsible for the operation of the Rath Yatra.

At the same time, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta has assured the court that the central government will provide all assistance to the state government in this endeavor. The state government will maintain the record of all those who have been allowed to take part in the rath yatra and the medical record of those participating in the ritual will also be kept.

Petitions were filed against the prohibition on Rath Yatra

Let us know that the Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri has got the green signal of the Supreme Court. In view of Corona, the Supreme Court has given permission to take out the Rath Yatra on June 23 with conditions.

Several petitions were filed in the Supreme Court against the ban on Puri Rath Yatra due to Coronavirus infection.

These petitions were heard in the Supreme Court on Monday. In this case, Chief Justice (CJI) SA Bowde constituted a three-judge bench. CJI SA Bovde, Justice AS Bopanna, and Justice Dinesh Maheshwari were included in this bench.

During the hearing, CJI said that all micromanagement is the responsibility of the state government. Following the provisions of the Guidelines of the Center, arrangements should be made according to the public health.


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