After a 12-hour-long Cuttack bandh, various other organisations also joined the bandwagon to protest against the Odisha government’s decision for a cap on the height of idols in the upcoming festive season
The High Court preferred not to interfere in the government order issued for larger public health and safety to check any further spread of Covid 19 virus during the pandemic times.
In its pray, the Puja committee had urged the Court to direct the Cuttack district administration and the State government to permit the continuation of the 500-year-old tradition at the Durga Puja mandap.
Throwing weight behind the Odisha government’s decision to restrict the height of idols to four feet during the upcoming festivals, top health officials of the State urged people to avoid congregation during the festive season in order to keep the possible third wave of Covi-19 at bay
Extending his support on Odisha government’s firm decision to cap the height of idol of goddess Durga to four feet for the upcoming Durga Puja, former BJD MLA Debashish Samantaray slammed senior party leader and MP Bhartuhari Mahtab