Decision to reopen the 10th and 12th classes in Maharashtra as well as all places of worship, including mosques and temples, will be worked out after Diwali
Mumbai: After Diwali, all the places of worship including mosques and temples with 10th and 12th classes in schools are likely to be opened. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has indicated this here Sunday, but he is still talking about taking precautions.
Uddhav Thackeray said in this regard, ‘I am ready to face tough opposition and objections, but it will be better while ensuring good health and safety of citizens. To avoid crowds and ensure physical distance to places of worship, therefore, the standard operating procedures will be prepared after Diwali.’
Maharashtra Chief Minister Udhav Thackeray on Sunday indicated at the reopening of places of worship and said that a standard operating procedure would be prepared after Diwali to avoid congestion and ensure physical distance there. “I am ready to walk on hot bricks if it can ensure the health and safety of citizens,” Thackeray said.
“We can engage in worship and prayer in this way and follow the safety protocol of Covid-19. In case a senior member of your family is Covid positive and visits the places of worship, it can put us in trouble and spread the virus.
Uddhav Thackeray said, “It will be mandatory to wear masks in places of worship, just like we take off our slippers before entering, similarly it will be mandatory to wear masks.
Appeal to refrain from crackers in public places
Uddhav Thackeray has appealed to the people to refrain from setting off firecrackers in public places, saying, “I don’t want to ban, but circumstances don’t allow it.”
He said “Let’s trust and rely on each other. He said, “Delhi is seeing an increase in Coronavirus cases. Pollution may also be the reason; let us control ourselves and stop the firecrackers that cause pollution.” He said, “The four-day Diwali celebrations should not waste nine months of hard work against the epidemic.”