Pandemic to eclipse Tihar celebration as well
Tihar, the celebration of lights and colours, is incomplete without Deusi-Bhailo. This year, authorities across the nation have limited Deusi and Bhailo programmes due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and this has actually saddened people from all age groups, particularly teenagers. A week back, the pandemic also made Dashain various from the past as many people […]
Tihar, the celebration of lights and colours, is incomplete without Deusi-Bhailo. This year, authorities across the nation have limited Deusi and Bhailo programmes due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and this has actually saddened people from all age groups, particularly teenagers.
A week back, the pandemic also made Dashain various from the past as many people could not reunite with their households and family members. Many people confined themselves to their homes fearing transmission of the infection that has terrorised the world.
Authorities have currently alerted the general public not to go door to door for Deusi-Bhailo this year. Disobedience will cause transmission of coronavirus that has already claimed over a thousand lives in the country.
” Inspector General Shailesh Thapa Kshetri has actually currently sent circulars to all 7 provincial cops workplaces to strictly restrict people from organising and taking part in Deusi-Bhailo this year,” stated Senior citizen Superintendent Kuber Kadayat, representative for Nepal Cops.
This year, the five-day festival is to start on November 13.
Kadayat further stated this time, members of Nepal Cops and all other security firms who would arrange Deusi-Bhailo at their barracks have likewise cancelled the programme due to the pandemic. “It used to be our routine programme throughout Tihar. As there is threat of transmission of Covid-19, we are not going to commemorate it this method,” said Kdayat.
Even the district authorities in the Valley have announced strategies to position restrictions on Deusi-Bhailo. They are yet to come up with a composed declaration.
” This whole year has had to do with bad luck. We don’t go anywhere in Dashain. Tihar used to be my favourite celebration due to the fact that we could choose Deusi-Bhailo, however this time whatever is uninteresting,” stated said Sulav Timalsena, 15, from Pepsikola.
” Earlier, my friends and I used to go out for Deusi-Bhailo. This year, it’s been over 8 months because I even satisfied my good friends,” he stated.
Meanwhile, at a time when going door to door for Deusi-Bhailo has actually ended up being too dangerous, some of culture groups are planning to arrange Deusi-Bhailo programmes online.
” We are considering going live so that individuals can enjoy us and enjoy the flavour of Deusi-Bhailo staying at home,” stated Milan Muktan, Managing Director at Sadhana Kala Kendra.
” For the past 3 decades we frequently organised such programs. And it utilized to be a time to make some cash for artists. Numerous popular singers are likewise singing this year,” said Muktan.
He said artists from his organisations are preparing to go to different TV channels and Radio to relay the Deusi-Bhailo live.