BY TC News Desk
Agartala: May 18. For successfully completion of Kharchi Puja which will be starting from June 26 at 14 goddess temple, a preparatory meeting was held today in the conference hall of the West Tripura District Magistrate’s office.
The meeting was chaired by MLA Ratan Chakraborty presided over the meeting.
At the beginning of the meeting, MLA Chakraborty said, Kharchi Puja and Mela is one of the festivals of our country. Every year, many tourists visit this fair, as well as saints from different places.
“Although Kharchi Puja is a festival of the people of the state, nowadays people of all religions participate in it equally. Artists from the state and outside the state participated in the cultural program organized by the Department of Information and Cultural Affairs on the occasion of this fair”, he said.
He urged the officials of all departments to make the fair an all-round success.
In the preparatory meeting, the District Magistrate of West Tripura district, Debapriya Bardhan discussed in details what needs to be done by the different departments of the fair and instructed the representatives of the departments to complete all the work on time.
Renovating the access roads of the 14th goddess temple connected with the fair, keeping the electricity system intact and repairing it, providing adequate lighting in the temple and the fair premises, cleaning the fair premises, providing drinking water, aiming to ensure that there is no inconvenience to the pilgrims around the fair.
Keeping, maintaining peace and order, arrangement of car parking, installation of CC cameras, distribution of fair stalls, arrangement of health services on fair days, arrangement of traffic control etc are discussed in detail.
It was decided in the meeting that exhibition booths will be opened by various government departments of the state like every year. An executive committee and various sub-committees were formed for the smooth completion of the fair from June 26.