New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, people were seen flouting protocols such as social distancing and wearing masks on Saturday at Gurudwara Sri Bangla Sahib in Delhi.
On July 24, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) had massively unblocked the city and allowed the opening of all markets. However, the order prohibited visitors from going to religious places.
Leaving aside the DDMA orders, believers began to visit the religious places of Delhi.
Speaking to ANI, a visitor, Surendra Kaur said: “The people themselves should take care of the COVID-19 protocols. Why does the government not allow believers to visit religious places even though other places are open to visitors? No one can stop us from visiting and worshiping in Gurudwara. “
“It is the responsibility of people to take care of themselves and follow COVID-19 protocols,” she added.
However, another visitor to Gurudwara said the government should restrict the number of people allowed in a religious place.
“There should be restrictions on the number of people visiting the temple at the same time. We are in no danger at the guru. No one can prevent believers from visiting the temples. The people themselves should be careful to follow the guidelines. covid protocols, ”she added.
Previously, a petition had been filed by the Distress Management Collective, a non-governmental organization (NGO), to consider allowing visitors to religious places in Delhi subject to strict adherence to Covid protocols. (ANI)