Bhubaneswar, Feb. 23 -- Cuttack: The district administration has imposed prohibitory orders under section-144 of CrPC at Padma Vana Peetha in Nemala- the birth place of Mahapurusha Achyutananda- in the district.

The district administration took the decision to avoid devotees' congregation tomorrow on the occasion of birth anniversary of the 16th century saint.

Apprehending resurgence of Covid-19, the administration clamped the restriction which will remain in force till 6 pm tomorrow.

However, the function has been allowed with minimum number of servitors amid strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols. Public gathering has been completely banned, the administration stated in its order.

The administrative decision, meanwhile, has evoked m...