Dhenkanal, Mar 10: Jagar yatra in famous Kapilash shrine, Dhenkanal will be celebrated amid Covid restrictions. Anticipating huge rush on the eve of the occasion the district administration has restricted flocking of outside devotees. However, residents of Dhenkanal are only allowed to participate during Maha Shiva Ratri.
As per the meeting convened by the district administration, Jagar jatra in Kapilash temple, a famous shaivite shrine, will be observed amidst Covin restriction.The Mahadeepa (grand lamp) will be installed atop the temple at 4.20 am. Accordingly, the step-way and the Barabanka road have been repaired. Elaborate arrangements have been made. Thirteen platoons of police are to be deployed to maintain law and order in and around the campus. As many as 55 officers will supervise the security arrangements.
All the servitors of Kapilash temple will undergo Covid test ahead of Jagar festival. Similarly, people of Dhenkanal district can attend the function with due residential proof and Covid negative report,said a district administration official.