Kolkata, Oct 28 (PTI) Flouting COVID-19 security
Protocols, 1000’s of individuals gathered at a floor in Kharagpur in Paschim Medinipur district throughout the annual Dussehra ceremony with the video of the occasion going viral on social media in previous two days.
The Dussehra competition at Kharagpur attracts 1000’s of individuals yearly and is attended by individuals’s representatives, a senior district official mentioned.
Because the effigy of Ravana was being set ablaze on the sprawling floor on Monday night, the day of Dussehra and Bijoya Dashami, the gang swelled and bodily distancing apparently went for a toss.
Because the video of the large crowd went viral on social media, Trinamool Congress MLA Pradip Sarkar, a type of behind the occasion and who was current on the event, admitted the gang went past expectations.
Sarkar mentioned the “Dussehra competition is built-in with the emotion and sentiments of individuals of Kharagpur, which has a cosmopolitan inhabitants comprising completely different communities.”
“We had maintained all COVID-19 security protocols however on the final minute because the effigy of Ravana was set on flame, some individuals rushed ahead to have a greater view. We shall be extra cautious in future,” he mentioned.
Sarkar mentioned the gang was sporting masks and there was frequent bulletins on mike asking individuals to take care of social distancing norms.
District Justice of the Peace Roshni Komal, who was additionally current, mentioned security protocols have been adopted by the organisers and it went off easily.
Native BJP leaders, nonetheless, alleged many individuals weren’t sporting masks and no bodily distancing norms have been adopted triggering apprehension of COVID-19 contamination because the state was witnessing a surge in such instances.
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