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PHOTOS: Devotees throng places of worship after 2 months

June 08, 2020 12:34 IST
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Religious places reopened in most states from Monday after over two months.

Devotees thronged various temples, mosques, gurdwaras, churches and other places of worship from early morning.

As per Centre's standard operating procedures, sanitisers were kept at the entrance while masks and social distancing was compulsory for the devotees.

Some places of worship also conducted thermal screening of all devotees.

Glimpses of Indians offering prayers at shrines after two months.

 

IMAGE: Head priest Mahant Divyagiri offers prayers to Shivling at Mahakaleshwar temple after all religious places are open with certain restrictions, during the fifth phase of ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Lucknow, on Monday. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Devotees offer prayers at Shree Dodda Ganapathi Temple in Basavanagudi, Bengaluru. Photograph: ANI

IMAGE: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath offers prayers at Gorakhnath Temple in Gorakhpur. Photograph: ANI

IMAGE: A priest blows into a conch as he re-opens a temple after a gap of more than 70 days, during the fifth phase of ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Geeta Colony in East Delhi, on Monday. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Devotees undergo thermal screening at Mankameshwar temple in Lucknow, on Monday. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Devotees offer prayers at Cathedral church in Lucknow, on Monday. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Devotees, adhering to social distancing norms, offer prayers at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow, on Monday. Photograph:Nand Kumar/PTI Photo

IMAGE: Devotees offer a chaadar at a mosque in Lucknow. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo

IMAGE: A man offers prayers at Sai Baba Mandir in Lodhi road area in New Delhi. Photograph: ANI

IMAGE: Devotees visit Saint Mary’s Church in Shivaji Nagar in Bengaluru to offer prayers. Photograph: ANI

IMAGE: Devotees visit Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), Amritsar to offer prayers. Photograph: ANI

IMAGE: Devotees at Sharana Basaveshwara Temple in Kalaburagi. Photograph: ANI
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