Entry to Murdeshwar Temple restricted amidst Covid-19 fear

Source: S.O. News Service | By Sajjad Quazi | Published on 21st March 2020, 9:36 AM | Coastal News |

Bhatkal: Following Covid-19 scare, the famous Kanduka Hill surrounded by Arabian sea shrine of Shiva statue in Murdeshwar and will be out of bounds for devotees, to check the spread of coronavirus.

In this regard, according to the order from District Adminstartion, entry to Murdeshwara Temple in the Bhatkal taluk has been restricted from Saturday to March 31.

However, Puja and other rituals will be held as per the schedule. Only the devotees will not be allowed, he said. There will be no prasada distribution, said the temple's Trustee Shripad Kamath.

He said, the temple is being sanitised at regular intervals daily. Moreover, it is being seen that there would not be any unnecessary rush at the temple at any given time.

He has asked all the devotees to co-operate and help the temple management in this regard.

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