Back to wearing masks and applying sanitizers! Maharashtra’s temple bodies ask devotees to take proper precautions


Following the holiday rush and New Year’s celebrations, several temple managements in Maharashtra have either made the use of face masks mandatory or advised people to do so in light of the rising number of Covid-19 cases in some parts of the world. According to reports, sanitizer dispensers have also been placed in various locations throughout temple complexes.

Management of temples like Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust in Shirdi (Ahmednagar), Shree Swami Samarth Samadhi Math in Akkalkot (Solapur), Shree Saptashrung Niwasini Devi Trust (Nashik), Shree Trimbakeshwar Devasthan Trust at Trimbakeshwar (Nashik), Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Mandir (Pune), Sansthan Shreedev Ganpatipule (Ratnagiri), Khandoba Temple Trust in Jejuri (Pune), Shree Karveer Niwasini Ambabai Mahalaxmi (Kolhapur), Tulja Bhavani Temple Trust (Osmanabad), Aundha Nagnath Temple Trust (Hingoli) have asked devotees to wear masks (Reports).