Banerjee, who is a regular to the old age home every year before the Durga Puja, urged the residents to watch the pujas on the television.
"You see the pujas on the television this year because your staying healthy is very important for me," Banerjee told the residents of the old age home.
She also expressed her hesitancy to visit the old age home due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
"I know you all. I was initially scared that my coming might create a crowd which might increase the chance of infection and then I thought of keeping all of you inside the room so that I can see you all and speak to you. I love to come here but this year is different and so stay safe and keep others safe," she said.
(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
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