Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 24
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has requested the states and the Union Territories (UTs) to ask Covid-19 warriors and people who have been cured of the an infection as particular company on the official capabilities to mark Independence Day this yr, however there shouldn’t be any giant gatherings on the occasions.
In a letter to all chief secretaries of the states and UTs, the MHA mentioned, “This year also, Independence Day will be celebrated in a manner befitting the occasion. However, in view of spread of Covid-19, while organising various programmes or activities, it is imperative to follow certain preventive measures.”
The MHA additional mentioned such measures would come with “maintaining social distancing, wearing of masks, proper santisation, avoiding large congregations and protecting vulnerable persons”. It has additionally requested the organisers of the occasions to comply with all different norms which have been specified by “the MHA and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare”.
The MHA requested the organisers to rearrange webcasting of the occasions in order that “those who are not able to participate” might have an opportunity to witness the occasion.