The federal government has taken a significant view of the Agnihotra organised via some individuals, together with MLA and BJP chief Abhay Patil, in violation of the lockdown in Belagavi on Wednesday.
Deputy Commissioner M.G. Hiremath has advised officers to report a case with the jurisdictional police towards the procession beneath the Epidemic Sicknesses Act. Officials at Shahapur police station mentioned the COVID-19 nodal officials had been but to way them with a criticism.
In the meantime, Mr. Patil mentioned the Agnihotra rituals would proceed until the second one week of June and can be noticed via 300 households.
Mr. Patil had attracted the eye of the State via becoming a member of a public Agnihotra match organised via his fans in previous Belagavi house. A slow-burning hearth with wooden and medicinal herbs used to be taken across the previous town in a push cart. In keeping with the chief, round 50 households had carried out the ritual of their houses. He claimed that the ritual used to be supposed to “rid town of COVID-19 virus droplets from the air”. He additionally argued it used to be no longer a contravention of the lockdown norms.
He claimed historical Indian medicinal methods like Ayurveda wired at the significance of such rituals. “That is our effort to remind ourselves about Agnihotra and different local medicinal practices,” he mentioned.