The Assam Government has come out with a slew of guidelines prior to Durga Puja. In a meeting preceded by Guwahati Development Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya a few guidelines were undertaken for peaceful and smooth celebrations of Durga Puja in Guwahati.
The guidelines include the administration to collect the idols post immersion.
Vehicles are restricted to enter the Big Puja Pandals. The rule applies for the VVIP’s too and new parking spots would be fixed during the Puja days. The Fancy Bazar Old Central Jail premise and Pan Bazar Multi parking will be opened for parking till Kali Puja.
The guideline also states that the administration must be strict about the traffic rules and regulations during the Puja. The installation of CC cameras at all the Puja Mandaps in Guwahati and walking zones on the Puja Mandaps are mendatory as per the guidelines .
There cannot be load shedding during the Puja and the Electricity Department must provide 24 hours electricity.
To avoid occurrence of disputes procession routes for the immersion of Durga idols will be fixed by the state government and the organisers will be accordingly informed
The Guwahati Municipal Corporation will dump garbage from the mandap’s twice a day during the Puja Days.