Souces stated that the prevailing coverage to forestall the unfold of COVID-19 will proceed
New Delhi: There are not any separate commonplace working procedures (SoP) for particular festivals, even for Chhath, and the prevailing coverage to forestall the unfold of COVID-19 will proceed, said authorities sources.
Responding to issues raised by Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia who urged the Centre to subject SoPs forward of Chhath and Diwali, the federal government sources stated there are SoPs in place already and that there isn’t any want for contemporary SoPs.
Sisodia has urged the Centre to subject SoPs for Chhath quickly after consulting well being specialists.
“As well being is a state topic, we had already issued SoPs associated to COVID protocols. Each state decides for itself like whether or not RT-PCR is obligatory on airport arrival or not. We do not intrude. We’ve got SoPs in place and they’re enough,” said a authorities supply.
Whereas cautioning the nation throughout competition season relating to COVID-19 circumstances, authorities sources stated that there will likely be no third wave if the individuals of the nation resolve. Sources said that India has managed nicely thus far and the federal government is anxious that the state of affairs shouldn’t deteriorate throughout competition season.
“We must always know COVID has not left us but. We’re involved that the state of affairs will not deteriorate from this. To stop the third wave, the duty lies on individuals of this nation,” said the supply.
Many within the BJP nevertheless consider that Sisodia has intentionally raked up the problem of Chhath and SoPs because the celebration has been protesting towards restrictions on Chhath Puja celebrations. Administering warning, the federal government, nevertheless, is making an attempt to keep away from any political duel over Chhath Puja celebrations.