The Maharashtra authorities has determined to ask Covid-19 warriors resembling medical doctors, conservancy employees and well being employees for this yr’s official Independence Day occasions, an order from the protocol division said on Monday.
Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray will likely be attending his first flag-hoisting ceremony at Mantralaya — the state headquarters — as per protocol. Related ceremonies will likely be held in any respect the district and divisional headquarters throughout the state.
“Together with public representatives, freedom fighters and households of martyred troopers, medical doctors, conservancy employees, well being employees and people absolutely recovered from Covid-19 needs to be invited as Covid warriors for this Independence Day programme,” the order by the protocol division learn.
Contemplating the well being disaster, the state has issued directives to native authorities resembling divisional commissioner and district collectors over celebrating Independence Day occasion this yr. The authorities have been requested to comply with all of the precautionary norms, together with social distancing and necessary sporting of masks.
“All of the social distancing norms shall be adopted contemplating the continuing well being disaster. The accountability for a similar can be on the organisers of the occasion,” the order reads, including that preparations have to be made to telecast the official occasion dwell on the federal government web sites in order that most residents can watch it from their properties.
“Corona warriors have performed a big position within the battle in opposition to the pandemic. We wish to acknowledge their noble service, by inviting them for the occasion,” a senior official from the protocol division mentioned.
Maharashtra has been the most-affected state within the nation owing to Covid-19 pandemic. It has recorded over 5.24 lakh circumstances and round 18,000 deaths. Nonetheless, the tally of the recovered sufferers has additionally crossed 3.58 lakh.