Bhubaneswar (Reporters Today Bureau): Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated today with COVID scare across Odisha. As the pandemic is not yet over, large scale celebrations of Ganesh Chaturthi festival has been restricted across the State. The educational institutions that were not allowed for holding Ganesh Puja last year due to pandemic are observing the festival this year with adherence to Covid-19 protocols.
In capital city Bhubaneswar, the civic body authorities issued guidelines for Ganesh Puja celebrations. As per the guidelines, congregation is not allowed at public places where the festival is being celebrated. People need to maintain social distancing and follow Covid appropriate behaviour.