The Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha’s Puri district on Monday reopened for the general public after remaining closed for greater than 100 days within the wake of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, official sources mentioned.
The thirteenth century Unesco World Heritage web site, Konark was opened to the vacationers after thermal screening and sporting a face masks is obligatory for the guests. As per the rules, 2,000 vacationers shall be allowed to go to the temple in a day.
According to the availability, the vacationers should guide the ticket on-line and scan it on their cell phone on the essential entrance.
However, native guides, photographers and handicraft businessmen will not be allowed entry into the shrine premises.
The state authorities on its August unlock course of had introduced that the district administrations can permit opening of spiritual locations and vacationer locations holding in view the native pandemic scenario. The authorities additionally allowed the individuals to roam within the sea seashores of Puri, Chandipur in Balasore and Chandrabhaga in Konark.
Sources mentioned the district administrations have allowed reopening of sure main temples from August 3 whereas the choice in regard to reopening of Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri shall be taken at a gathering on August 4.
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