Mumbai: Devotees seen praying outside Mumba Devi Temple on Durga Ashtami as Maharashtra's temples remain closed due to #COVID19 . "Our business is down by almost 70 per cent despite the festive season," says Kanchan, a stall-owner outside the temple.
West Bengal: People visited Durga puja pandals in Kolkata on Ashtami yesterday. A visitor (pic 4) said, "Coronavirus has distanced us from our rituals but we have to adhere to Court orders. It's for the larger good of people." (24.10.2020)
Shilpa Shetty shares a glimpse of daughter's first Kanya Pooja on Durga Ashtami
Manoj Sinha, Lieutenant Governor of Jammu & Kashmir, who is also the Chairman Shri Mata VaishnoDevi Shrine Board, today visited Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji and paid obeisance at the sanctum sanctorum on the auspicious occasion of Durga Ashtami: Govt of J&K
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