The Kamakhya Devalaya authorities have closed the doors of the templefrom Friday for pilgrims as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread ofcoronavirus outbreak.
The authorities informed that the daily rituals will be performedinside the temple by the priests. The priests are also asked to use sanitizerwhile entering the temple premises.
Sanitizers and hand wash have been kept in front of the entry gate andanyone entering the temple should wash and sanitize their hands.
The authorities have also said that puja will be performed today in thetemple premises for the safety and security of the people amid the coronavirusfear that has become a global threat.
The temple authorities have also asked the visitors to vacate the guesthouses in the Nilachal Hill areas as a preventive measure and necessaryprecautions have been taken in the hospitals inside the premises of Kamakhya.
On the other hand, the Doul Govinda temple in North Guwahati will alsoremain closed from today until further notice.