Ganga dip banned in Haridwar

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Haridwar Bans Holy Ganga Dip On 'Makar Sankranti' Amid Covid-19 Surge

Amid rising cases of Covid-19, the Haridwar administration has banned holy Ganga dip on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' i.e., January 14. "Night curfew will also be imposed from 10 pm to 6 am," ordered the District Magistrate. Residents of the state will also not be allowed in the area of 'Har Ki Podi'. However, under Epidemic Disease Act 1879, action will be taken if anyone violates the above norms. 

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 01:00 PM / by Madhvi Jha

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