Narmada Development Minister Yogesh Patel suggests mayor to build artificial lakes for immersion of Ganesh idols in Vadodara city
Minister appeals people to celebrate festivals by strictly following the guidelines announced by the state government
The state government has issued guidelines on upcoming festivals and in view of that Narmada Minister of State for Development Yogesh Patel has instructed the mayor to set up artificial lakes in various areas of Vadodara. He also appealed to the people and organizations to strictly adhere to the guidelines issued by the state government to celebrate the festivals and cooperate.
Minister Yogeshbhai recently had a meeting with Minister of State for Home Pradipsinh Jadeja to discuss the installation and immersion of Tazias and Ganesh idols in Vadodara city and state. Mahoram festival was celebrated in the state and Vadodara city on August 20 and Tazias has to cool down That day. But it was not possible and hence kept for four days near the lakes on road in the Vadodara city.
Javed Bapu, Chirag Sheikh and other leaders and Muslims presented the matter to Minister of State Yogesh Patel and it was taken up by him in a meeting with the Minister of State for Home Affairs. Home minister then contact the police commissioner and on Tuesday Tazias of different areas were cooled inside Sarasiya and near Sindhrot. So that the resentment among the Muslim community over the matter was solved and a feeling of joy spread among them.
Similarly, the installation and immersion of Ganesha idols was also discussed at the highest level earlier. Following which the state government has taken a welcome decision to relax the night curfew during the festival along with setting guidelines. He thanked the Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister and Minister of State for Home Affairs for that.
Yogesh Patel had discussions with Vadodara Municipal Corporation Mayor Keur Rokadia, MLA Jitu Sukhadia, Manishaben Vakil and Seemaben Mohile on the installation and immersion of Ganesh idols. As discussed, the decision taken by the government in the core committee is welcome, said Yogesh Patel and instructed Mayor Keur Rokadia.to set up artificial lake or other arrangement for Ganesh immersion.
Minister of State for Narmada Development Yogesh Patel's presentation at the Cabinet meeting chaired by the Chief Minister to fix the maximum size of Ganesh Pandal to facilitate the celebration of Ganeshotsav has also met with success. The state government had earlier decided that a maximum of 4 feet statue of Ganesha could be installed. At the end of the discussion in the meeting, it has been decided that the size of Ganesh Pandal can be kept 15/20 i.e. maximum 300 square feet. The Minister of State for Home Affairs has also informed the Vadodara City Police Commissioner about the decision.