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Durga puja guidelines: Covid-19 tests mandatory for priests

Tripura State Government issued guideliness for this year Durga Puja.

According to the revised guidelines, all the priests along with puja organizers and volunteers will need to undergo Covid-19 tests before Panchami.

In order to avoid crowds in the pandals, the government ordered that the pandals should be kept open from all sides.

The government prohibited any kind of fair in front of the puja pandals barring few stalls could be set up at some distance from the puja pandal to avoid crowds.

The priests have been asked to direct the pushpanjali ritual during puja through microphones and the devotees need to bring flowers from their homes and 10-15 devotees could take part in the pushpanjali at a time.

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