Mail News Service
Saraikela, Aug 23: Devotees offered prayers on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi today throughout the Saraikela-Kharsawan district. Organizers kept arrangements simple and devotees maintained all safety protocols laid down by the government and administration. Many people observed Siddhi Vinayak Ganesh puja at home as precaution against COVID infection. The Hindustan Sangh in Saraikela organized Ganesh Puja at the Public Durga Puja Mandap with priest Nilkanth Sarangi performing the prayers with recitation of mantras. The Sangh members and other devotees offered prayers while maintaining social distancing and other protective protocols. Prayers for amelioration from the COVID scourge and peace and prosperity for all were included. Hindustan sangh members present on the occasion were president Partho Sarathi Das, secretary Amitabh Mukherjee alias Bapi, Asit Gupta alias Bablu, Dhirendra Sarangi, Krishna Chandra Rana, Vikas Daroga, Jhalak, Kunal, Mantu Kavi and others.