B’luru temples, mosque sanitise premises before reopening
Bengaluru: In view of the return of devotees after a gap of more than two months to pay obeisance, officials at different religious places in the city are cleaning and sanitising their premises.
These included the Venkateshwara Temple at Rajaji Nagar, Jain Temple at Jaya Nagar, and Jamia mosque at Kalasipalam New Extension.
At the Venkateshwara Temple, the priests could be seen spraying disinfectant on Navagraha idols covered with leaves in the sanctum.
Wearing masks, three other priests were cleaning the idols with their hands as one sprayed a sanitiser.
Similarly, the temple has got the floor stickered to help devotees maintain physical distance.
Similarly, Congress MLA Sowmya Reddy helped sanitise Jaya Nagar Jain Temple. The Jaya Nagar legislator sprayed the temple’s interiors with a sanitiser.
Likewise, officials at Jamia Mosque in Kalasipalyam also got the premises sanitised. A disinfectant tunnel has also been set up at the mosque entrance.
Starting Monday, religious places in the city are slated to reopen as per relaxed lockdown norms.