The Calcutta Excessive Court docket on Thursday refused to entertain a assessment petition filed by the West Bengal authorities searching for permission to conduct Chhath Puja at Subhas Sarovar.
Which means Chatt Puja won’t be carried out at two distinguished locations in Kolkata—Rabindra Sarovar and Subhas Sarovar.
The courtroom has refused to permit the Chhath Puja rituals at Subhas Sarobar within the jap a part of Kolkata, rejecting a modification utility by the West Bengal authorities.
Justices Sanjib Banerjee and Arijit Banerjee rejected the state authorities’s utility, observing that aside from the air pollution of the water physique, there are considerations about coronavirus-related well being points.
It’s to be famous that the state authorities on Thursday moved the excessive courtroom, searching for modification of its November 10 order banning Chhath Puja rituals on the two lakes.
The division bench had on November 10 ordered an entire ban on firecrackers all through West Bengal for the rest of the month of November, and sure different instructions have been issued in respect of Kali Puja and Chhath Puja festivities.
The NGT had ordered a ban on such rituals at Rabindra Sarobar to forestall air pollution of the waterbody in southern Kolkata.
The civic authorities in Kolkata have arrange a number of non permanent ghats close to 16 waterbodies within the metropolis to keep away from crowding throughout Chhath puja celebrations this week, an official instructed information company PTI on Wednesday.
A minimum of 44 non permanent ghats have been erected alongside the waterbodies in Kasba, Anandapur, Jadavpur, Patuli belts of the metropolis, the Kolkata Municipal Company (KMC) official had instructed PTI.
Other than that, two giant synthetic brick-made swimming pools have been organized in Deshapriyo Park and Chetla-Rashbehari Avenue areas to allow devotees to carry out rituals on the event of Chhath, he had added.