Tamil Nadu allows temples to reopen

Tamil Nadu Government has announced that the Covid lockdown will be extended with certain relaxation, including reopening all places of worship in the State. After the announcement, temples began cleaning and sanitizing activities along with setting up barricades to avoid large gatherings of devotees inside the premises.
Tamil Nadu allows temples 
Speaking to IANS, a senior officer with the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) Department said, “The protocols will be the same that we followed during the first wave of Covid. People will not be allowed to prostrate or sit down inside the temple ‘prakarams’ or touch the idols on the walls or ring bells.”