Patna. Prakash Parv is being celebrated on the occasion of the birth anniversary of the 10th Guru of Sikhs, Shri Gobind Singh Ji. In view of the increasing cases of corona virus infection, the Patna administration has taken some tough decisions regarding the festival. A large number of Sikh devotees reach Patna Sahib to attend the Parkash Parv. Now it has been made mandatory for such devotees to bring RT-PCR negative report. the faithful RT-PCR negative report They will not bring their rapid antigen test. Only those with corona negative report will be allowed to attend the Prakash Parv. tell that Takht Sri Harmandir On Monday, 10 people, including servicemen and security staff, were found to be Corona positive in Ji Gurudwara. After this it has been decided to be strict.
According to the information, corona District Magistrate Dr Chandrashekhar Singh and newly appointed SSP Manavjit Singh Dhillon reached Takht Shri Harmandir ji Patna Sahib regarding the event of Prakash Parv amid the growing transition of Gurdwara Management Committee Held a meeting with the office bearers of the sub-division and the police and administrative officials of the area. During this, it has been decided to celebrate Prakash Parv on a small scale due to the increasing infection of Corona. It is noteworthy that 10 people including Sikh Sangat, servants and security personnel of Takht Shri Harmandir Ji Patna Sahib, who came to participate in the Prakash Parv, have been found to be Corona positive. This caused a stir in the Gurudwara.
Meeting with Gurdwara Managers
Patna DM Dr Chandrashekhar Singh said that all the devotees who came from outside to participate in the Prakash Parv will have to hand over the RT-PCR negative report. He told that only devotees with negative reports will be allowed to attend the Prakash Parv. He said that the devotees who will not have RT-PCR report, their rapid antigen test will be done. Devotees will be allowed to attend the Prakash Parv only if they are found negative in the test. Reiterating that the grand Nagar Kirtan, which will be held on January 8, should also be taken out on a small scale, he also talked about banning the participation of children in the procession.
Langar will be organized on a small scale
District Magistrate Chandrashekhar has also reiterated the need to run the langar on a small scale. During this, the District Magistrate also assured the district administration to complete the preparations for the Prakash Parv. Patna’s newly appointed SSP Manavjit Singh Dhillon, who was present on the occasion, has assured to make elaborate security arrangements during the Prakash Parv. The SSP had said that police personnel would be deployed in Takht Harmandir Ji Patna Sahib and surrounding areas. Police force will also be deputed in temporary police stations.