Idols to be immersed in temporary ponds

Cuttack: Six temporary ponds will be created in Mahanadi and Kathjodi for idol immersion to curb water pollution in the State. This was informed by the Cuttack collector today after appearing before the HC in relation to case pertaining to water pollution caused by idol immersion in the rivers.

As per reports, all the puja mandaps are directed to dunk the idols in these six temporary ponds made in the two rivers. Later the remains of the idol will be collected and taken to the dump yard.