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People urged not to gather at Koregaon-Bhima war memorial

People urged not to gather at Koregaon-Bhima war memorial
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Pune, Dec 29 (PTI) Ahead of the 203rd anniversary of

the battle of Koregaon Bhima on January 1, the Pune district

administration as well as several organizations haveappealed

people not to congregate at the war memorial near Perne.

The appeal was made in view of the COVID-19 situation.

Members of the Bhima Koregaon Vijay Stambh Shauryadin

Coordination Committee on Tuesday urged people to offer their

tributes by staying at home instead of visiting the Jay

Stambh (victory pillar).

Rahul Dambale, a coordination committee members, said

this year the ceremony at the memorial will be symbolic and

select representatives from various organizations and leaders

of political parties will be paying tributes at the spot.

"We appeal people to avoid coming to the venue and

instead pay their tributes by staying indoors and cooperate

with the administration," he said.

Pune district collector Rajesh Deshmukh, Pune rural

police superintendent Abhinav Deshmukh and other officials

reviewed the arrangements at the memorial on Tuesday.

"Temperature and oxygen levels of visitors will be

checked. Sanitiser distribution points have been set up and

physical distancing will be ensured," said Deshmukh.

The district administration has already imposed

section 144 of CrPC in the area banning the entry to people

from outside Perne and other adjoining villages.

All the ceremonies that will be held at the memorial

will be telecast on Doordarshan, Deshmukh said. PTI SPK

KRK KRK


Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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