Ganesha immersion guidelines from BBMP

The Palike authorities have been asked to co-ordinate with the City police for bandobust and also to ensure adequate illuminations and barricade at the immersion spots.

The BBMP has further released a set of guidelines to be followed by the citizens on the day of Ganesha festival. As per the guidelines, a restriction of time has been placed on the immersion of Ganesha idols till 10.30 pm. Also a ban has been placed on fire crackers and loudspeakers at the immersion zones.

Four lakes namely, Halasuru Lake, Sankey Tank, Yediyur Lake and Sanegurvanahalli tank have been provided with special tanks for the immersion of idols this year.

Further, 22 immersion spaces have been demarcated in the newly added BBMP areas for the same purpose.

In addition, the Palike has provided mobile tanks for the immersion purpose where if people choose to, can immerse idols upto two and half feet.

The BBMP has provided garbage containers at the entrance of the tank areas where the people have been requested to dispose garbage which include flowers and other waste in order to protect the lakes from pollutant.

The BBMP has appealed to the people to avoid Idols made with oil paints and other pollutant materials. The Palike in association with local non-governmental organisation has also stationed lifeguards in all the lake areas to address concerns on safety.

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