Ganesh Angarki Chaturthi: Thousands Offer Prayers At Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Mandir in Pune

After a spike of cases in the city, the Maharashtra government has warned of another lockdown if people do not adhere to the rules and guidelines laid down by the authorities.

By India.com Lifestyle Staff | Published:Tue, March 02, 2021 11:53am

On the occasion of Ganesh Angarki Chaturthi, devotees congregated outside Pune's Shreemat Dagusheth Halwai Ganpati Mandir, to offer their prayer. Darshan is being allowed only from outside as the temple has been kept closed today due to a rise in COVID-19 cases in the city. Also Read - Ganesh Angarki Chaturthi: Thousands Offer Prayers At Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Mandir in Pune

Not just Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Mandir in Pune, but devotees in Mumbai too offered prayers outside Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple in Mumbai on Tuesday. The Temple Trust has announced that offline darshan will not be permitted today and only those devotees with pre-issued QR codes will be allowed entry inside the temple. Also Read - ‘Violation of Privacy’: Allahabad HC Says Display of Notice in Inter-faith Marriage is Optional

Last year due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Siddhivinayak Temple was closed for devotees, it opened its doors for devotees after eight months in November 2020. Also Read - Inter-faith Couple From Uttar Pradesh Seeks Shelter in Delhi, High Court Intervention Brings Relief

Check out the pictures of devotees offering prayer outside Pune's Shreemat Dagusheth Halwai Ganpati Mandir here:

Picture credit: ANI

Picture credit ANI

Picture credit: ANI

Picture credit: ANI

After a spike of cases in the city, the Maharashtra government has warned of another lockdown if people do not adhere to the rules and guidelines laid down by the authorities.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra has reported 6,397 new COVID-19 cases, 5,754 recoveries and 30 deaths in the last 24-hours, the State Health Department informed on Monday.

A total of 52,184 people have died due to COVID-19 in the state so far. As many as 20,30,458 people have recovered from the disease.

Furthermore, Maharashtra alone accounts for 46.39 per cent of India's total active cases, followed by Kerala with 29.49 per cent.

(With inputs from ANI)

Published:Tue, March 02, 2021 11:53am

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