The deputy’s Mahakaleshwar temple will reopen today. Here are the guidelines | Latest India News
The temple will reopen at 6 a.m. However, entry to the temple shrine and the Nandi Hall would not be allowed.
Through industantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
POSTED JUNE 28, 2021 5:25 IST
Madhya Pradesh’s famous Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain will reopen to worshipers on Monday after 80 days, a member of its board said. The temple had to be closed during the Covid-19 pandemic that erupted last year, he said, PTI news agency reported. The temple was again closed to people on April 9 this year following an increase in daily Covid-19 cases in the state.
Madhya Pradesh recorded 39 new cases of Covid-19 and 21 deaths on Sunday, bringing the total to 789,696 and the toll to 8,917 respectively, the state health department said. Of the total 52 districts in MP, 37 districts have not registered any new cases in the past 24 hours, he added.
Here are the final guidelines for entering the temple:
1. The temple will reopen at 6 am. However, entry to the temple shrine and the Nandi Hall would not be allowed, deputy temple administrator RK Tiwari told PTI on Sunday by phone. The entry of devotees into the Bhasmarti and Shayan Aarti will be limited until further notice.
2. Devotees must obtain authorization online for the deity’s “darshan” at the temple or by availing themselves of a special darshan arrangement by paying a fee. ₹250.
3. Those who have received at least one injection of the coronavirus disease vaccine (Covid-19) will be required to show the certificate to enter the temple, or else carry a negative RT-PCR test report issued 48 hours before entering. in religious places.
4. 3,500 devotees would be allowed to enter the temple between 6 am and 8 pm daily.
5. The faithful must respect all security measures such as physical distancing and the wearing of masks.
6. There will be seven slots of two hours each and 500 people will be allowed to enter the temple in each slot.