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HC dismisses plea against Delhi govt order banning Chhath Pooja celebrations - New Delhi News

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday declined to entertain a plea challenging Delhi Government's order prohibiting Chhath Pooja at public places and ghats in view of Covid-19 pandemic.

Updated Nov 18, 2020 08:57 AM

HC dismisses plea against Delhi govt order banning Chhath Pooja celebrations - New Delhi News

The order was passed over a petition filed by Shri Durga Jan Seva Trust inter alia seeking permission to hold a gathering of 1,000 people for the pooja on November 20.

"It appears that the Petitioner is not alive to the Covid-19 situation," a division bench of the high court presided over by Justices Hima Kohli and Subramonioum Prasad said, while dismissing the petition.

It also said: "The petition is dismissed as being meritless."

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