Jalandhar, August 22,2020: Keeping in view the unprecedented circumstances arising out of Covid-19 Pandemic that mandates two-yards physical distancing and masking, the historic Sri Sidh Baba Sodal Temple Mela would not be held this year.
The decision was taken following the meeting of Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori, Additional Deputy Commissioner (G) Jasbir Singh, DCPs Gurmeet Singh and Naresh Kumar Dogra with the representatives of the management committee of Sodal Temple.
He said that as historic fair witness heavy influx of the pilgrims at this sacred place every year but due to pandemic, it would not be possible to hold the fair in these conditions this year.
However, he said that to facilitate the devotees from across the globe to pay obeisance at Sri Sidh Baba Sodal Temple virtually for which administration would ensure all kind of the support to the management.
Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori thanked the committee for their cooperation and support in this war against the novel Coronavirus pandemic.
On the occasion, SDM Rahul Sindhu, ACPs BIS Kahlon, Satinder Chadha and others were present.