From Shirdi to Siddhivinayak, these temples closed due to fear of coronavirus!
It has been decided to close many famous temples across the country due to Coronavirus infection. However, Puja, Archana, and aarti will continue in many temples as usual.
In view of the increasing infection of the coronavirus, the Shirdi Sai temple of Maharashtra will be closed for devotees from 17/03/2020, 3 pm today. The temple will remain closed until the government orders. But worship and aarti will continue as usual in Sai temple. This information has been given by the Shri Saibaba institute (Shirdi). Apart from this, many famous temples across the country have been closed due to Coronavirus infection.
Apart from this, the Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai has also been closed. The Siddhivinayak Trust decided to close the temple from 7 pm on 16 March. It has been decided to keep the temple closed until the next decision. Maharashtra government had instructed not to crowd in public places due to coronavirus.
Kamakhya Devi Temple
The offerings made to devotees at the famous Kamakhya Devi temple in Guwahati have been postponed. The number of devotees has also been reduced by 50% to visit this temple situated on the Nilanchal mountain of Guwahati. The temple administration has arranged for a thermal screening of the devotees. Also, hand sanitizers are also being made available to the devotees. A medical camp has been arranged on the campus to check the health of the devotees visiting the temple.
Despite this, people were coming to the temple. Therefore, the Trust has decided to close the temple. Earlier, priests were seen wearing masks in the Siddhivinayak temple and sanitizers were being put on the hands of devotees before entering.
Dagdusheth Halwai Temple
At the same time, another famous Dagdusheth Halwai temple of Lord Ganesha in Maharashtra has also been closed with immediate effect. A total of 39 people have been found to be coronavirus positive in Maharashtra so far.
Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh has also been closed this morning after Bhasma Aarti for fear of Coronavirus.
Vaishno Devi temple
On the other hand, Vaishno Devi Shrine Board in Jammu and Kashmir has issued an advisory on Tuesday and has banned the travel of NRIs and foreign tourists for 28 days.