15 August 2020: MHA issues advisory for Independence Day celebrations
New Delhi: In the midst of the corona virus epidemic, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday issued advisory for Independence Day celebrations on 15 August. It has asked all government offices, states, governors etc. to avoid gathering crowds and has urged the use of technology to conduct the festival.
Advisory for Independence Day:
The ministry said that in view of the spread of the corona virus pandemic, while organizing various programs and activities for the Independence Day celebrations. It is necessary to follow certain preventive measures such as maintaining social distance, wearing masks, proper Keeping cleanliness, avoiding big circles, protecting vulnerable people.
Very few guests have been invited this time on the occasion of Independence Day. Also, like every year, school children are not going to be seen. During this time hand sanitizers will be kept in place. All those attending the ceremony will be required to wear masks. At the same time special attention will also be given to social distancing.
Separate seating arrangements will be made and the seating distance between guests will be increased. A section of two yards will be ensured between each other. It is believed that this time Union ministers, senior officials and Corona warriors can also be invited. In addition the theme will be dedicated to Corona Warriors.
PM Modi, while addressing the country this time on 15 August, can also refer to the ‘Self-reliant India Campaign’, Border Security. Corona Vaccine and what steps the campaign has taken in the fight against Corona. Police will be deployed around the Red Fort wearing PPE kits.
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