Quantcast
telegraphindia.com 13 Sep, 2021 16:30 am

Relax restrictions on Durga idol height, says BJP workers

Relax restrictions on Durga idol height, says BJP workers
The saffron party had called a bandh to protest the state government's August 9 guideline on festivals, which spoke in favour of in-door like puja and capped the size of the idols to 4 feet

Relax restrictions on Durga idol height, says BJP workers The saffron party had called a bandh to protest the state government's August 9 guideline on festivals, which spoke in favour of in-door like puja and capped the size of the idols to 4 feet Odisha government's August 9 guideline on festivals where the restrictions have been imposed to keep the height of the Durga idols within four feet Shutterstock | Cuttack | Published 13.The saffron party had called the bandh to protest the state government's August 9 guideline on festivals where the restrictions have been imposed to keep the height of the Durga idols within four feet and conduct in-door like puja in different pandals across the state."The people of Cuttack are annoyed over the state government's rejection of request of the puja committees and peace committees to withdraw the restrictions on the Durga idol size," Badu said, adding that the BJP was supporting the puja committees.The state government's recent denial of the relaxation on the height of the Durga Puja idols, has also sparked a political slugfest in the state.

Balu Bazaar Puja Committee, one of the oldest committees organizing the Durga Puja, has planned to move the Orissa High Court challenging the restrictions of the state government.21, 05:11 PM BJP leaders and supporters staged picketing in different areas of the millennium city on Monday wearing raincoats and holding placards to press for their demand to relax the restriction on the height of the Durga idols during the 12-hour Cuttack bandh called by the party.

Read full story at telegraphindia.com