CM Avind Kejriwal writes letter to LG Anil Baijal for permission to celebrate Chhath Puja in Delhi
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to grant permission to organize Chhath Puja. CM Kejriwal wrote a letter in this regard to Anil Baijal on Thursday. He wrote that the COVID-19 pandemic is under control for the last three months, therefore organizing Chhath Puja in Delhi should be allowed following COVID-19 protocol. CM Kejriwal also said that neighboring states like Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan etc. have given permission to celebrate Chhath Puja with proper arrangements for the health and safety of their citizens. Earlier, Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia had also written a letter to the Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya urging him to issue guidelines in this matter.