Haryana Postpones Surajkund Mela 2022, Decision on New Date Later

The announcement of the new date of the fair will be decided later after taking into account the Covid situation, the statement issued here said.

Updated: January 8, 2022 12:12 AM IST

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Haryana Postpones Surajkund Mela 2022, Decision on New Date Later
Surajkund Mela 2022 dates announced

Chandigarh: The Haryana government has decided to reschedule the proposed ’35th Surajkund International Crafts Mela-2022′, in view of the current COVID-19 situation, according to an official statement issued on Friday. The annual crafts fair was originally slated to be held from February 4 to 20.

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The state government has also taken the decision in view of the spread of the new coronavirus variant Omicron in the country. The announcement of the new date of the fair will be decided later after taking into account the Covid situation, the statement issued here said.

“In view of the possibilities of increasing COVID-19 cases in February, it has been decided that the safety of citizens is the priority of the government, in such a situation, ’35th Surajkund International Craft Mela-2022′ will be organized later,” it read.

Haryana has also witnessed a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases during the past over a week. The state reported 2,678 fresh coronavirus cases on Thursday.

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Published Date: January 8, 2022 12:09 AM IST

Updated Date: January 8, 2022 12:12 AM IST