Unlike previous years, there will be no jobs or trade in Guwahati Pandal occasion of Viswakarma Puja this year without khichiri be served as part of the festival.
In this regard, it has issued an order issued by the district administration of Kamrup Metro on Wednesday.
Keeping in view of the COVID19 pandemic and increased positive cases, the district administration has issued a standard operating procedure (SOP) to celebrate Viswakarma Puja on Thursday.
“In view of the continuous COVID-19 pandemic in the district of Kamrup Metropolitan continuous increase in positive cases, these instructions have been issued in the interest of public health and hygiene in relation to Biswakarma Puja and Mahalaya on 17 September 2020, “said deputy commissioner in your order.
According to the order, people gathering in public places has been banned. “In places offer puja, only 15 people are allowed while maintaining social distancing,” said the order.