Special focus on cleanliness and safety of devotees on Shivaratri

GUWAHATI: Elaborate preparations have been made for Maha Shivaratri birthday celebration within the Kamrup metro district with efforts installed position for the cleanliness of Umananda island and different temple premises that are thronged by 1000's of devotees on the day.

"We have been trying our best to make arrangements to help devotees and visitors. I have also instructed some officials to keep an eye on the movement of visitors near the river bank. It is advisable to leave the island before 4:30 pm to avoid any kind of untoward incident," Angamuthu mentioned. "I have asked GMC to take steps to ensure that Umananda remains the cleanest place in the city. To prevent the use of plastic, concerned departments have been asked to supply sufficient paper bags and paper cups," he added.


Previous years have recorded a number of deaths with other folks having accidentally fallen into the river from Umananda island. Besides Umananda, Bhimeswar Dham, Sukreswar temple and Basistha temple are probably the most different well-liked places where devotees compile on Shivaratri.


Strict action can be taken in opposition to other folks consuming alcoholic drinks and different tobacco merchandise within the temple premises, mentioned a press free up issued remaining week. The inland water shipping division has organized at least 10 ferries to hold the devotees and visitors to Umananda temple. "We have designated two ghats - Umananada ghat at Uzanbazar and the one at Fancy Bazar - for ferries to operate. Ten ferries, by government authorities and designated private operators, will be there. The river police, SDRF and NDRF will handle river security," Angamuthu mentioned.


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