Kartik Purnima: Congregation at river ghats, water bodies prohibited


Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday prohibited congregation at river ghats/ near other water bodies to take bath or sail miniature boats on the occasion of Kartik Purnima.

In an order, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) directed congregation at river ghats/ near other water bodies to take bath or sail miniature boats on the occasion of Kartik Purnima, conduct of Bali Yatra and all other congrgations relating to Kartik Purnima and Bada Osha shall remain prohibited throughout the state.

Any person violating this order shall be punished under the provision of Disaster Management Act, 2005 and other relevant laws, said the order.