Nodal officers identified for immersion sites for Durga Visarjan, Tazia

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 29 Sep 2017 11:08:29


Staff Reporter,

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has identified nodal officers who will be deployed from September 30 at all Visarjan ghats in the city. With Durga Visarjan and Muharram around the corner special arrangements is being done to ensure proper facility at Immersions sites. The nodal officers will be available in all immersion sites from September 30 to October 1.

As per the directives issued by Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) Deputy Commissioner B D Bumrakar Sant Hridaram Nagar Bairagarh zone number 1, will be incharge to look into the arrangements. Other officials which have been given in charge of different zone includes Hathaikheda Dam Zone number 15 will be looked after by L R Koli, Prempura Ghat zone number 6 Harshit Tiwari will be incharge, Vinod Kumar Shukla of zone number 5 Kamlapati ghat. Zone number 8 Khatla pura R K Saxena will be the in charge , zone numer 5 Ginnori ghat tazia visarjan arrangements were done .In Zone number 2 Karbala Ghat also arrangements are being done for Tazia immersion .

Additional Commissioner MP Singh will be co-ordinating with different nodal officers for proper implementation of guidelines At Immersion sites divers will also be deployed in order to counter any adverse or unfortunate incidents fire brigade will also be stationed. Fire safety squad will be there at Sehore Naka, Dhobighaat, Khatla pura, Kalighat, Talaiyya , Hatahikheda, Shahura, Intkhedi, Malikhedi , Hatahikheda etc.

Fire brigade will also be deployed at TT Nagar Dussehra Maidan , Sant Hridaram Nagar, Cholla Dussehra Maidan, Shaitan Singh Chauraha, Naveri Mandir , Lalghat, Bittan Marker, Laharpur, Ashok garden , Banjari Hills .

It has to be noted that pertaining of immersion of idols with respect of festival of Durga Pooja ,observance of Tazia by the Muslim community, compliance adhering to the guidelines issued by the Central Pollution Control Board will be under scrutiny. NGT has given directives to State Government to ensure the compliance of the CPCB guidelines .

The use of plaster of Paris idols and other non-soluble substance like plastic and baked clay for preparation of such idols which further are decorated with synthetic colours and dyes and other materials which on being immersed in lakes, ponds, rivers and water bodies are causing severe pollution not only to the water but also the debris lying in the water body being insoluble is causing permanent problem. Special awareness campaigns are being organised for biodegradable substances.