⚠️ Police warn against harassment during festival

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The Bengaluru police have instructed citizens to report any untoward behaviour during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival. 

Story so far: With the Ganesh Chaturthi festival around the corner, the police have urged participants to report any form of sexual harassment or any other such behaviour by calling the control centre at 112. This stands for the festival, procession, and immersion of idols.

  • Further, microphones and speakers are to be used in strict accordance with the rules set by the government and the High Court.
  • Information on the Ganesh pandal organizers and other members must be submitted to the relevant police station.

Chamrajpet Eidgah playground: Additionally, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai stated that the government will implement the court order allowing religious and cultural activities at the Chamrajpet Eidgah playground. This is following Hindu organisations’ request to carry out the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations on the ground.

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