After the water level of the Ganges receded, the Varanasi Commissionerate Police gave permission to the sailors to drive motor boats. Due to this, the faces of the sailors have blossomed. At the same time, the boat booking round has started regarding Dev Deepawali.
New Delhi: Before the festival of Dev Deepawali in Varanasi, UP, the administration has given permission to operate the boat. After the flood waters receded, the Commissionerate Police gave permission to the sailors to use motor boats. Due to this, not only the tourists are able to take a walk in the Ganga again, but the faces of the sailors who have been suffering from the crisis of livelihood for three months have blossomed.
Apart from this, inquiries have also started coming to the sailors regarding booking on Dev Deepawali. Sonu Manjhi, who operated the boat at Assi Ghat, said that the Varanasi Police has given permission to operate the boat after the water level in the Ganges receded. Now tourists are able to see the crescent-shaped ghats of Kashi from the lap of the Ganges.
Apart from this, people are also calling for booking a boat for Dev Deepawali, the biggest festival in Varanasi. Flood waters increased, and the booking of the boat for Dev Diwali started getting cancelled.
Local Bharat Nishad told that in these three months the sailors were unemployed due to boat operation restrictions and they were also struggling with a livelihood crisis. Permission has been given to operate the boat from the back, so now again this crisis is over. Apart from this, the tourists who were going back without taking a boat tour. There is an atmosphere of happiness in them too.