Taking a critical observe of reviews of a big gathering close to the Pohradevi Temple in Washim district of Maharashtra on Tuesday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has ordered a direct motion in opposition to those that defied guidelines in the course of the prevailing COVID-19 disaster.
An official assertion right here stated Mr Thackeray has sought a report from the Washim district collector and the superintendent of police (SP).
Scores of supporters of Shiv Sena minister Sanjay Rathod, whose identify is being linked by the opposition to the demise of a girl, gathered close to the temple as he emerged in public after a number of days and visited the shrine earlier within the day.
Rathod has denied the opposition costs.
Mr Thackeray, additionally the Shiv Sena president, harassed that COVID-19-related guidelines are identical for all and requested the Washim district collector and the SP to submit a report relating to the convergence of individuals close to the temple, the assertion stated.
He requested the district authorities to take immediate motion in opposition to those that defied norms associated to COVID-19 prevention and mitigation, it stated.
Mr Thackeray had on Sunday stated in view of the rising COVID-19 instances, spiritual, social and political gatherings will probably be prohibited within the state starting Monday.
Asking folks to comply with COVID-19-appropriate behaviour and security norms, the CM had stated he would observe the state of affairs for per week to 15 days after which determine whether or not to impose one other lockdown.
The chief minister held a gathering at his official residence Varsha right here on Tuesday to evaluation the COVID-19 state of affairs within the state.
He additionally mentioned with civic chiefs of municipal companies within the Mumbai Metropolitan Area (MMR) methods to include unfold of the illness.
Mr Thackeray stated the federal government equipment fought the battle in opposition to COVID-19 with endurance over the previous one 12 months and maintained that healthcare staff, police personnel and different staffers have been making an attempt to include the unfold of the illness, risking their lives.
He stated folks celebrated well-liked festivals peacefully and by adhering to norms laid down by the federal government.
Guidelines have been adhered to at vital spiritual locations, too, and related model of working is to be adopted throughout ”Mission Start Once more” (unlocking course of) as effectively, Mr Thackeray stated, in accordance with the assertion.
The chief minister stated a second wave of COVID-19 could possibly be a matter of concern for all and this prompted him to disallow spiritual, political and social occasions within the state.
He stated the federal government is ready to face any state of affairs, however additionally it is the duty of people to watch guidelines.