Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Thursday said that there will be no Ganesh Puja in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In view of COVID-19 pandemic there’re restrictions on large religious congregations. So, no permission has been given to Puja Mandaps to celebrate Ganesh Puja at community level. Even Ganapati festival in Mumbai isn’t taking place this year. All are requested to cooperate.
— COMMISSIONERATE POLICE (@cpbbsrctc) August 13, 2020
The Commissionerate Police tweeted that due to restrictions on religious gatherings, no permission will be given for the community-level Ganesh Puja at any puja mandap in the twin cities this year.