kumbh mela in Haridwar organised by the Uttarakhand government has become a very sensitive topic. Due to the second wave of covid 19 in India, daily shocking figures are coming out but gathering of people in huge crowed at religious place is not stopping.
Government wants to limit the entry to a mosque due to corona kaal. It even fought in court over it. The same day they allowed 2.8 million people gathering for the kumbh.
Due to such a large number of people government is also facing problem in following basic protocol live social distancing, thermal scanning, wearing mask for covid control. Male inspector general sanjay gunjyal said 100 per cent compliance with Covid-19 norms was not possible with such a large crowd converging on the ghats.
more than 30 lakh people came for the second royal bath appeared in their own way without mask and fear of corona. Resulting 26 people tested positive in the 9,678 random coronavirus tests conducted in the mela area on Monday. According to th sources, 408 fresh cases of Covid-19 were detected during the past 24 hours across Haridwar district. have a look on these tweets..
do you think Hindus are immune to covid 19, do you think all those at kumbh have received the vaccine or will have access to hospital beds if infected? It is as much about your health as it is about others. We are living in a unbelievable time, facing life threatening corona forcing lockdowns. On the other side we have the huge political rallies lakhs of people in kumbh without any social distancing, mask. How corona differentiates, only god knows!!