Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court raps the Mamata Government over the Durga immersion rules, says can’t restrict way society follows rituals on Wednesday.
As per observation of the Calcutta High Court, “Why can’t two communities celebrate together?”
“When you (state govt) are firm there is communal harmony in the state, why are you creating communal distinction between the two?”, Calcutta HC added.
“Let them live in harmony. Do not create a line between them. Let them live together.”, observes Calcutta High Court on Durga idol immersion
Earlier on August 23 the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announces that the visarjan ceremony or Durga idol immersion of this year’s durga puja will not be permitted for a 24-hour period on the day of Muharram.
Announcing this in an official meet with Durga puja organisers in Kolkata, she said, “No idol immersion after 6 PM on Dashami (September 30) till Oct 1 due to Muharram processions. Immersion will resume on and from October 2.”
Later, Banerjee on her official twitter account cleared her statement.
This year Durga Puja & Muharram fall on the same day. Except for a 24 hour period on the day of Muharram… 1/2
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 23, 2017