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Quarantine devotees back in Madhya Pradesh from Kumbh Mela: Government

Devotees coming back from the Kumbh Mela should inform the police; even aware citizens can give the information to the collectors and the collectors should release a dedicated phone number for this purpose, the government order said.

Staff Reporter | Updated on: Saturday, April 17, 2021, 11:34 PM IST

Kumbh Mela | File picture
Kumbh Mela | File picture
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BHOPAL: The state government has issued instructions to collectors of all districts to remain vigilant about the devotees coming back from the Kumbh Mela and put them in quarantine.

The home department issued the orders on Saturday asking all the collectors to run a campaign till the village level. Devotees coming back from the Kumbh Mela should inform the police. Even aware citizens can give the information to the collectors and the collectors should release a dedicated phone number for this purpose, said the government orders issued by the home department.

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According to reports, the Mahant at the Gufa Mandir, Chandrmadas, in Bhopal, and some of his disciples have been admitted to a hospital in the state capital after suffering from Covid symptoms.

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Published on: Saturday, April 17, 2021, 11:34 PM IST