kharagpur, A special meeting was held with all the secretaries of Akhara Committee & Sawari Committee in view of observance of Muharram Festival 2020 on 30.08.2020 wherein approx 50 people from the Muslim Community attended . Kaji shamsuddin ahmed Additional S.P., Kharagpur presided over the Special meeting. sukamal kanti Das SDPO Kharagpur, vaibhav chowdhry SDO Kharagpur, attended the meeting.
Raja Mukherjee, IC KGP T said the Government guidelines for observance of the festival was discussed in details and special instructions were issued for maintenance of social distancing and as far as practicable a small gathering at Karbala ground and Pirbaba Mazar in view of prevalent situation in the area affecting many persons by attack of COVID -19 positive.
All unanimously agreed not to lead any procession as were done in every years. .He further added a sum of Rs. 5,000/- was handed over to each of the secretary of 8 ( eight ) Akhara Committee and 5( five ) Sawari Committee for arranging the food packets to the participants. A person namely Bapi Das S/O Bishnu Das of Sanjwal Telipara , PS- Kharagpur ( Town ) affected with cancer was given Rs. 10,000/- for help towards his treatment from police side. People appreciated the police intiative for their noble cause.