Ujjaini Mahankali Bonalu on July 12, sans people
Minister T Srinivas Yadav today said that noted Bonalu festival Jathara at Ujjaini Mahankali Temple in Secunderabad on July 12 as per conditions of lockdown.
Public are not allowed and temple officials, Pujaris and trustee members will be allowed to perform the rituals the minister clarified.
Srinivas Yadav held a review of the festivities at the temple.
He asked the officials for security and live telecast arrangements of Bonalu on July 12 and Rangam on 13. Bonalu will be held as per schedule and the people should watch live and requested not to come the minister said. Since Corona is spreading it was decided by the government to hold festivals without public participation Srinivas Yadav said.
The minister further asked the people to keep at bay the virus by wearing masks, sanitising hands and social distancing. Otherwise we cannot prevent the pandemic Srinivas Yadav said.