[Watch] COVID Norms Breach: Hundreds Of Women Take Out Kalash Yatra In Odisha’s Ganjam
Berhampur: Throwing COVID-19 protocols to the winds, hundreds of women took part in a ‘Kalash Yatra’ in Ganjam district on Tuesday.
The incident came to light after videos of the women walking in a procession without wearing face masks and evading social distancing norms went viral on social media.
Following this, district administration officials rushed to the spot to disperse the crowd and imposed Section 144 of CrPC in the area.
Scenes from #KalashYatra in #Odisha‘s Ganjam where hundreds of women take part in Kalasa yatra to the sound of Clattering DJ music carrying holy-water-filled pot on their heads in a procession for installation ceremony of a #temple, throwing #COVID19 protocol in Winds 1/2 pic.twitter.com/8T2UoGreKv
— Suffian सूफ़ियान سفیان (@iamsuffian) May 11, 2021
Meanwhile, several people have raised questions as to how such a gross violation could take place during the COVID crisis without the knowledge of law enforcement agencies, India Today reported.