Pune: Tourists Flock To Rural Areas, Police Appeal Not To Rush As Tourism Is Banned

Police take action against 131 tourists for violating prohibitory order Lonaval mulshi rain

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Pune, 15th June 2021: As the Monsoon has set in, in Maharashtra State and with relaxations in lockdown rules, people are flocking to various forts in the state. But to avoid the accidents and rise of Corona disease Bhor administration has banned entry for tourists to Raireshwar and Rohideshwar forts that come under its jurisdiction.


Last week, the Velhe taluka administration had banned entry to tourists at Torna and Rajgad forts after tourists were found flouting the norms. Similar restrictions have been put in Mulshi and Maval taluka (Lonavala, Bushi dam) also. Pune District Collector has banned tourism due to the high positivity rate of COVID19.


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While a 10-year-old boy was injured at Kenjal which falls on the border limits of Wai (Satara district) and Bhor taluka in Pune district. To avoid such incidents, the administration took the decision to ban the entry.


The decision was taken after the Velhe administration banned the entry. From Monday, these two places will be out of bounds for tourists. Every year tourists visit the waterfall at Varandha ghat, Ambadkhind ghat, Bhat ghat and Nira Deoghar dam.


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Several incidents of accidents like slipping, drowning among others have taken place because of the negligence on part of the tourists. Thus, the Bhor administration has banned entry to various tourist spots and forts in and around the area.

Bhor has various tourist spots with nature at its best during the Monsoon season. Being a hilly region the landslides took place in Varandha ghat on Mahad Bhor road and Ambadkhind ghat on Bhor Mandhardevi, thus closing down the road.


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