On the backdrop of considerably surging Coronavirus circumstances in a number of districts of Maharashtra, the Sai Baba Temple in Ahmednagar district on Wednesday issued a contemporary set of pointers for devotees coming to the temple. The announcement of revised pointers got here quickly after Ahmednagar District Collector imposed an evening curfew within the space to comprise additional unfold of the lethal virus.
As per studies, not simply the darshan time, however another restrictions have additionally been imposed by the Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan Trust, which manages the operation of the temple. The new pointers state that devotees will now be allowed to go to the temple from 6 am until 9 pm every day. ‘
However, devotees will be unable to attend early morning prayers (kakad aarti) which takes place at 4:30 am and 10:30 pm (shej aarti). Even the Thursday Palkhi will likely be closed for devotees until additional discover.
The pointers additionally state that biometric cross counters within the temple will likely be stored shut on Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and on festive days to be able to keep away from overcrowding.
The restrictions had been introduced by Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan Trust after a latest spike in Coronavirus circumstances in a number of districts of Maharashtra together with Amravati, Mumbai, Pune, Thane and Nashik and others.
Meanwhile, CM Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra authorities on Wednesday instructed all district collectors and municipal commissioners to extend Covid-19 testing of their respective areas. Maharashtra has witnessed an upward pattern in Covid-19 circumstances since February 10, with constructive circumstances surging previous 6,000 every day.