KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged residents of an outdated age dwelling within the southern a part of the town’s Chetla space to remain indoors in the course of the Durga Puja to fight the COVID-19 contagion.
She requested West Bengal City Improvement minister Firhad Hakim to rearrange for an idol contained in the premises of Navanir the outdated age dwelling for ladies – in order that the residents can supply their pujas.
Banerjee, who’s a daily to the outdated age dwelling yearly earlier than the Durga Puja, urged the residents to observe the pujas on the tv.
“You see the pujas on the tv this 12 months as a result of your staying wholesome is essential for me,” Banerjee informed the residents of the outdated age dwelling.
She additionally expressed her hesitancy to go to the outdated age dwelling as a result of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
“I do know you all. I used to be initially scared that my coming may create a crowd which could improve the prospect of an infection after which I considered protecting all of you contained in the room in order that I can see you all and communicate to you. I really like to return right here however this 12 months is completely different and so keep protected and maintain others protected,” she stated.