Kanchanpur, Oct 16 : The District Administration Office, Kanchanpur has issued prohinitory order targeting the festivals. Chief District Officer Ram Kumar Mahato issued the decree regarding the restriction orders to prevent assemblage of large number of people at temples and shrines during the big festivals as Dashain, Tihar, Chhath and others.
This measure is taken to stem the spread of coronavirus infection. Large assemblies have been banned at such places during the festivals. However, regular rituals in the presence of small number of people are allowed.
Likewise, the district administration has urged the people to celebrate the festivals among the family members indoors, as far as possible, by adopting health safety measures. It has prohibited going out unnecessarily, holding assemblies or organizing religious fairs and programmes involving many people. Activities like gambling, asking for donation money, lottery etc. in the name of the festivals have also been prohibited. The DAO has warned of legal action against anyone flouting the restriction order.(RSS)