There is no Ambubachi Mela in 2020 as Ambubachi Mela is cancelled due to Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The famous Kamakhya temple in Guwahati will remain closed till June 30 in view of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Devalaya authorities informed on Monday (1 June 2020).
The announcement came day after the central government announced all religious places across the country to open starting June 8.
The Devalaya authorities also informed that the temple will not host the Ambubachi Mela which was scheduled to be held from June 22. The temple will not host any mass congregation during the Ambubachi. Only religious rituals will be observed at the Devalaya which is one of the 51 shaktipeeths in the country, said authorities.
The doors of Kamakhya temple was closed for devotees on March 20 as a preventive measure against COVID-19, five days ahead of the nationwide lockdown which started on March 25.