LUCKNOW: The district administration has ordered food safety and drug administration ( FSDA ) to take samples from 'bhandaras' organised during Bada Mangal celebrations across the city for testing to find out whether they follow safety norms.
As per FSDA, the test result of the samples collected on Bada Mangal is expected to be received within eight days after which action would be taken.
This year, there would be nine Bada Mangals falling in months of May and June.
The figure is based on the request letters seeking permission of loudspeakers received by the administration.
The administration has also circulated the food safety norms among temples, requesting them to spread awareness about it among devotees, particularly those who are organizing bhandaras.Officials said that around 1,000 stalls are expected to be set up across the city on Bada Mangal on Tuesday.
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