Restrictions Imposed In Gupteshwar Shrine For Mahashivaratri Due To Coronavirus New Strain In Odisha
Koraput: To battle coronavirus and the new strain, the district administration has announced to impose necessary restrictions on the auspicious occasion of Shivaratri at the famous Gupteshwar Shrine here in Koraput district.
Apart from Gupteshwar, restrictions will be imposed in other religious places from March 9 to March 12 in the district. A notification in this regard has been issued by the District Collector.
While devotees will not be allowed to enter the premises of the temples during Shivaratri in the Gupteshwar shrine as per the said restrictions it will not have any effect on the execution of the special rituals of Shivaratri. Servitors and priests will be allowed inside the temple to perform the pujas.
Necessary action will be taken against those who break the rules, Jeypore tehsildar said.