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Regulations on Durga Puja in Shillong


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As in the past, the district administration of East Khasi Hills has decided to regulate the timings of Durga Puja celebration this year also.

The Deputy Commissioner Mr J. Tayeng told a meeting of the various Puja Committees here on Sept 12 that the arti would have to be completed within 8:00 PM, while the entertainment programmes would have to be winded up not later than 11:00 PM. The Puja Committees would be permitted to use loudspeaker, where necessary, on low pitch.

Regarding immersion, the committees would be allowed to carry images to the immersion ghat only on four-wheelers. There would be no restriction on the number of vehicles per committee. However, all immersions will have to be completed with in 5:00 PM.



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