Gangasagar Mela given the nod, Calcutta High Court asks panel to keep an eye on COVID-19 protocol

In case any shortcoming in compliance is noticed, the Committee will make a recommendation to the State to ban entry for the Gangasagar Mela without any delay, the Court ordered.
Gangasagar Mela and Calcutta High Court
Gangasagar Mela and Calcutta High Court

Even as the threat of a third wave of COVID-19 looms large, the Calcutta High Court on Friday allowed the West Bengal government to hold the annual Gangasagar Mela, which will be attended by about 5 lakh pilgrims this year [Dr Avinandan Mondal v. State].

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