- Kashi Vishwanath Temple used to have two-two-kilometer lengthy queues earlier.
- This time, there might be 5 Mondays within the month of Sawan, which might be particular for the devotees.
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Jul 06, 2020, 08:42 AM IST
Varanasi. Right this moment is the primary Monday of Sawan. Within the holy month of Sawan, there’s a crowd of tens of millions of devotees yearly within the court docket of Baba Vishwanath in Kashi, however as a result of Corona epidemic, there’s a large distinction within the variety of devotees who come right here this time. Devotees began coming in from Monday morning, however the persons are not seen as they had been final 12 months. Regardless of the devotees are going to go to, the temple administration has organized a pink carpet for them contained in the barricading. This time, the devotees will get the good thing about 5 Monday Sawan after years. Starting on Monday and ending on Monday itself. Baba’s devotees are praying for liberation from the worldwide pandemic Corona. Earlier there was once a line of two – 2 km, however nothing like that’s seen now.
The deployment of power on the Ganga Ghats of Kashi is so that folks don’t attain Ganga Snan by gathering crowds. Mike can also be continually saying. Some folks had been seen bathing at Dashashmedha and Sheetal home. Devotees are going to the temple solely by way of the barracking of Laksa Chowk Godolia Dashashmedh Marg.
In view of the arrival of devotees, a pink carpet has been laid within the temple administration by barricading it. Round circles have been made to comply with circuitous distancing inside so that folks can comply with it simply. Three completely different routes have been ready by the temple administration to enter and exit the temple.
Thermal screening of devotees earlier than getting into the temple
Shiva devotees must move by way of thermal scanners in any respect the three entrances of the temple attributable to Kovid. So they’re being sanitized earlier than getting into the identical temple. Even below social distancing, solely 5 persons are being given entry to the temple at a time. However regardless of so many tips requirements, there was not a slight lower within the enthusiasm of Shiva devotees. Nevertheless, in Ishwar Sawan, Shiva devotees are getting solely the tableau of Baba and the Sparsh Darshan has been banned fully.
Surrounding areas divided into 4 zones
The Kashi Vishwanath temple advanced and the encompassing areas have been divided into four zones, given the opportunity of Sawan congestion on Monday. Across the temple advanced, four further SPs will deal with safety, whereas four ASP, 5 CO, four firm PAC and 350 jawans together with RAF CRPF and groups of LIU and Intelligence have been deployed.