At the temples, priests were seen following COVID-19 protocols, covering their faces with mask and maintaining social distancing to combat the virus
Minister distributed the eco-friendly Ganesh idols to devotees at his camp office in Nirmal on Friday
Govt Chief Whip says he had been striving for protection of the environment for a long time
Close to 200 idols of Lord Ganesha were airlifted to London from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in Shamshabad in the past one week
As per the order, the government urged devotees to perform the pooja in their homes instead of public places.
Minister Allola Indrakaran Reddy urged the public not to panic over the rapid spread of the virus and advised them to wear face masks,
As per the guidelines, there shall be monitoring of markets by concerned bodies. Police have been directed to ensure that social distancing norms are maintained.
The 30-share index was trading 403.87 points, or 1.08 per cent, lower at 36,928.92 at 0930 hours, while the broader Nifty sank 124.85 points, or 1.13 per cent, to 10,898.40 in early trade.