temples

As Covid-19 eases, Gujarat allows religious places to reopen from June 11

Maximum of 50 people will be allowed to gather at one time; temples in Somnath, Dwarka, Ambaji and other places had been closed for darshan since April 11 Gandhinagar: When cases of Covid-19 began to surge in Gujarat as the second wave of the pandemic set in, all religious places were closed for public. Now...

30 temples in city cancel Janmashtami celebrations, bars devotees

Every Janmashtami, temples in the city are crowded with devotees, but this year thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the Krishna temples in the city have closed their doors for devotees. Thirty major temples in the city have cancelled their ‘Aatham’ programmes that are held every year during Janmashtami. This has been done to...

Karnataka seeks PM Modi’s permission to reopen religious places from June 1

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting that the state should be allowed to reopen temples, mosques, churches, and other religious places. If the CM has his way, these religious places could open from June 1. “We have to get a lot of permissions before opening up, so let’s...