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Clean Puja Green Puja

With the arrival of autumn, a sense of festivities is round the corner and especially when the festival of Durga puja knocks the door. Durga Puja is no longer celebrated only in ...

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With the arrival of autumn, a sense of festivities is round the corner and especially when the festival of Durga puja knocks the door. Durga Puja is no longer celebrated only in temples or confined to its rituals. Today, Durga Puja has taken shape of big festival which is being celebrated across communities and among various organisations. There has been an air of competitions among the Puja organisers in terms of their creativity in lightings, pandals or idols. In doing so the organisers seem to ignore or neglect the aspect of pollution and end up
risking the environment.So, to imbibe a sense of responsibility and true spirit of ethical Puja, ‘MyGov Assam’ is seeking suggestion from the citizen of Assam at large on how organiser can go for ‘Clean Puja - Green Puja’ to encourage the organisers of Durga Puja in Assam to demonstrate and maintain eco-friendly and hazard-free environment with their innovative themes and contribute to the ‘Swachha Bharat Abhiyan’

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Dhrubajyoti Kalita's picture

Dhrubajyoti Kalita 2 months 4 days ago

1) Sufficient Dustbin must be installed by the organizers as well as by every commercial stalls
2) Orientation on Food Safety should be arranged for all the food vendors who are going to sale food items in the.
3) Health Check-up (Fitness) certificates must be produced by all the workers of the food servicing groups.
4) Sufficient Urine- Latrine should be arranged.
5) Using Loudspeakers in the early morning and at night must be banned

Kunjalata Medhi 2 months 5 days ago

[not only in puja,Bolbom, picnic party,or any other functions, festivals have crossed the limit,no one to control them.].6.The immersion of idols done anywhere[,ponds,rivers,veels etc]should pick up next day from the water bodies and manage them to put in garbage area or recycle them.

Kunjalata Medhi 2 months 5 days ago

rastaurants,tea,snacks,sweets stalls should arrange their own trash bins.4.To obstruct sound pollution ,should use mic,sound system, etc at permissable level.Crackers with high must be prohibitted.

Kunjalata Medhi 2 months 5 days ago

Make the following responsibilities mandatory to each puja pandals and give incentive who obeys the rules and impose high penalti or fine who disobeys=1.Appoint local youths both boys and girls during the puja as volunteers who will strictly keep eyes on swacchta so that people cannot throw trash here and there except dustbins.The volunteers should be given small amount of money or gift to inspire them for the work.2.Every puja pandals should arrange for multiple temporary dustbins.3.Each

Dilip Deka 2 months 6 days ago

Correctly several people have written on use of natural material to make the idols, finishing colors included. Add to it the need to immerse the idols in deep water, not on the river bank or on the bathing steps of a pond. The Puja committees must include the cost of transporting the images to the deeper part of a river, lake or pond. Equally important is the responsibility of the Puja committee to clean up the Puja Mandap area after the tenth day.

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BijitDuttaJrt 2 months 6 days ago

SAVE SOIL
SAVE WATER

"Maa Durga" Idol Made From Newspaper and Water-soluble color. No harmful chemical used.

Artist: Anjan Tamuli, Jorhat

Pravangsu Biswas 2 months 6 days ago

Recognition is best form of motivation.
Have recognition for best environment friendly Puja in city, in district or state. This recognition may be a certificate from Govt., Publish in newspaper or whatever govt. thinks fit.

ANTARA TALUKDAR 2 months 6 days ago

The committees must use bio-degradable materials for the making of idols, so that immersion of the idols in the rivers do not pollute the waters and ensure that after the completion of puja , the area is cleaned and no waste is left back.