New Delhi: Amid the political tussle between AAP and BJP over Chhath Puja celebrations, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia wrote to a letter to Union Well being Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in search of instructions.
Sisodia urged the well being minister to problem COVID-19 pointers to be adopted throughout Chhath Puja.
“As you recognize that Chhath Puja is a really auspicious, historic and socio-cultural competition celebrated in many of the states of north India, particularly the individuals of Purvanchal have fun this competition with nice reverence and penance. In Delhi too, this competition is well known yearly with nice devotion. This 12 months additionally individuals of Purvanchal are eagerly ready to have fun Chhath competition with their household and family members,” wrote Sisodia.
“For the final 18 months, Delhi, in addition to your entire nation, has confronted the state of affairs arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic in an unprecedented method. Final 12 months additionally, in view of the specter of COVID-19, choices have been taken to have fun Chhath competition throughout the nation as per the directions of the Authorities of India,” he added.
Sisodia requested Mandaviya to seek the advice of well being specialists and give you applicable pointers.
“I request you that the Authorities of India, in session with well being specialists and different involved individuals, ought to problem pointers for this 12 months additionally relating to the celebration of Chhath competition,” Sisodia famous.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia writes to Union Well being Minister Mansukh Mandaviya to problem pointers for the upcoming Chhat competition pic.twitter.com/V9gk9msbbg
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Earlier at this time, BJP MP Manoj Tiwari was rushed to Safadarjung hospital after being hit by a water canon throughout an illustration in entrance of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal`s residence.
The incident happened on Tuesday throughout an illustration by the BJP in entrance of the Aam Aadmi Social gathering (AAP) chief`s official residence over the Delhi Catastrophe Administration Authority`s (DDMA) order limiting celebration of Chhath Puja within the nationwide capital.
AAP has accused BJP of taking part in politics within the identify of faith. The social gathering stated the BJP ought to perceive that celebration of the competition at public locations can result in the unfold of COVID-19.