Religious places soon-to-be re-open in Rajasthan
By Kunika Chaudhary
Gahlot government stated that all the religious places will reopen from 7 September after 5 months of shutdown.
Rajasthan is one of those states which are known for its rich culture. At this point of time in Rajasthan, there are 1,345 new COVID positive cases from the last 24 hours which makes the scale of infected people to reach at 74,000 where 992 deaths are recorded. Between all this situation the Rajasthan government announced to reopen the religious places from 7 September after having a review meeting about the COVID-19 situation in the state. Rajasthan's CM Ashok Gahlot was the head chair of the meeting. There are many temples where devotees come from different part of India and Rajasthan is a state full of culture and one of the most attractive states for tourists.
According to the official statement by the government office which was released on Wednesday, all religious places will reopen on September 7, 2020, and all precautionary measures will be followed. Officials will take care of social/physical distancing, all places will be sanitized from time to time. Rajasthan's CM has strictly instructed all officers to ensure that all rules are followed and there should be no gathering of the crowd in these religious. Inspections will be held by places District collectors and superintendents of police to see that everyone is following the norms directed by the Gahlot government.