“It was necessary to take extra precautions during the upcoming festive season amid Covid-19 pandemic.”

 Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Sunday said it was important to avoid potential risk during the up and coming bubbly season, in the midst of Covid-19 pandemic. 

The Chief Minister held a gathering with Chief Secretary T M Vijay Bhaskar and other senior authorities of the state government to examine the safety measures that should be embraced to check the spread of Covid-19, during the Mysuru Dasara.

“It was necessary to take extra precautions during the upcoming festive season amid Covid-19 pandemic. A meeting was held with the Medical Education Minister, Chief Secretary and senior officials regarding the precautions that need to be undertaken to control the spread of Covid-19 specially during the Mysuru Dasara,” Yediyurappa tweeted.

With Covid-19 pandemic projecting a shadow, the administration has chosen to arrange the world acclaimed Dasara festivities in the royal residence city of Mysuru in a “simple” way.

Celebrated as “Naada Habba” (state celebration), the 10- day occasion each year features Karnataka’s social legacy radiant with people fine arts, and pulls in enormous groups and sightseers.

This year Dasara celebrations are likely between October 17- 26, the most recent day being Vijayadashami.

As of late, Covid-19 Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has given a few proposals for leading Dasara 2020 in Mysuru during the pandemic, for continuation of custom and social exercises and all the while guaranteeing that the occasions are Covid-19 safe.

The proposals, incorporate Mysuru Dasara debut on October 17 being carefully restricted to 200 individuals, social projects at night for 8 days will be restricted to 2 hours out of each day by neighborhood specialists just not surpassing 50 individuals, police work force at key spots will forestall swarming and check wearing of facemasks by all.

Just 300 individuals will be considered the widely acclaimed Jamboo Savari (parade of caparisoned elephants) with all Covid insurances.

The administration has just said that ‘Jamboo savari’ on the most recent day-”Vijayadashami”, that denotes the finish of multi day long Dasara celebration in Mysuru will be limited to castle premises.

The occasion generally pulls in huge groups, as it is the most anticipated one.

Different proposals incorporate, to make Dasara 2020 festivities virtual for general society, RT-PCR negative test report (done after 14th October 2020) will be required for each one of those going to the occasions, specialists and different entertainers will be nearby craftsmen ideally from Mysuru and different areas of Karnataka as it were.

Likewise adherence to Covid-19 precautionary measures like necessary facemasks, physical separating, arrangement of hand sanitizers, hand washing office with cleanser and water, and suitable spots to guarantee physical removing.

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