If you are planning to visit Shree Siddhivinayak Temple, you need to have a QR code beforehand. Taking into consideration the rise in number of covid-19 cases, Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple Trust in Mumbai has put down certain restrictions on ‘darshan’ on Ganesh Angaraki Chaturthi which is on March 2, as per the reports of ANI.

What are the new restrictions? 

  • According to the new regulations and restrictions so cast, no offline darshan will be permitted on the auspicious day without pre-issued QR codes.

What are the timings? 

  • As stated above Darshan will be allowed only to people having pre-issued QR code between 8am and 9pm. 

Date of restriction? 

  • It is for March 2 Darshan

What is on March 2nd?

  • It is Ganesh Angaraki Chaturthi

After the lockdown and coronavirus pandemic struggle, the Siddhivinayak Temple, which is in Prabhadevi, opened its door again to the devotees in November 2020 after an interval of eight months.

On Wednesday, Maharashtra reported about 8,807 cases. This number is the highest one day spike in four months. Mumbai has also indicated an increase in the number of cases, as it reports 1,167 infections in the past 24 hours, after a break of 87 days.

To take an insight about the developing conditions and reports of the coronavirus situation, Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray held a state cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

Keeping in mind the rising daily cases data, the state had previously imposed restrictions on celebration of Shivaji jayanti.

A night curfew is enforced on Wednesday in Solapur and Sindhudurg districts by the district authorities. The time of night curfew is between 11pm and 5am starting from February 25 till March 7. Whereas, District authorities in Beed have decided upon shutting educational institutions like schools and colleges till March 10. The only classes that will be allowed to attend physical classes are 10 and 12.