The Goa Tourism Division has given permission for the `Digital Dance Music’ (EDM) pageant which will likely be held at Vagator in North Goa district on December 27-28
The opposition Congress on Friday protested towards the internet hosting of Sunburn EDM Competition in Goa amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The State well being minister, nonetheless, stated folks could attend it whereas following the mandatory security protocol.
The Goa Tourism Division has given permission for the `Digital Dance Music’ (EDM) pageant which will likely be held at Vagator in North Goa district on December 27-28.
Congress leaders staged a protest outdoors a resort right here the place the organizers of the pageant had been to handle a press convention.
State Congress spokesperson Sankulp Amonkar demanded that the pageant be canceled because it may develop into an an infection hotspot.
“Folks have stayed indoors and guarded themselves from COVID-19 all this time. New instances proceed to be reported throughout testing,” he stated.
“Don’t count on folks to take part in Sunburn with masks on or by sustaining social distancing. Everyone knows what occurs at this sort of festivals,” he stated.
However well being minister Vishwajit Rane, speaking to reporters after chairing an professional committee’s assembly on COVID-19, stated folks could attend such occasions “however go together with face shields, masks and hand gloves”.
“I’ll positively request the Chief Minister to impose stringent commonplace working process for the pageant and there needs to be a clause that if organizers permit the protocols to be violated, they need to be penalized severely,” the minister stated.
Harinder Singh, Chairman and Managing Director of Percept Reside which organizes the Sunburn Competition, stated measures could be taken to stop the unfold of the virus.
The variety of individuals will likely be restricted to 10,000 per day, he stated.