Raipur. Due to Corona epidemic, this time during Navratri, there will be no special staging of trains in Dongargarh. Visitors will not get admission in Bamleshwari temple. At the same time, special trains running from Bilaspur to Dongargarh will also not run. Apart from this, the administration of Dongargarh will also stop stoppages of running trains.
Dongargarh District Collector Topeshwar Verma has written a letter in this regard to the collectors of Bilaspur, Raipur, Janjgir Champa, Korba and Ragayadh. He has made it clear that due to Kovid-19, the fair in the temple and large number of devotees throng. The local administration has taken some tough decisions to prevent this.
To implement this, there has been a demand for cooperation from the officials of other districts. Thousands of people reach Dongargarh to see Mother Bamleshwari by rail and other means every Navratri. They number in millions. Due to this, berths are not available in the rail and the passengers face many problems. Special trains are run every time for this.
Due to congestion and other problems, railways have been providing stoppages of many express trains to Dongargarh. But this time, looking at the circumstances, it seems impossible to do anything, the District Collector has said to stop all such activities this time, citing government instructions.