Lohit gears up for Parshuram Kund Mela

Lohit gears up for Parshuram Kund Mela

TEZU, Jan 8: Lohit Deputy Commissioner Karma Leki today took review of preparations for the annual Makar Sankranti Mela at the historic Parshuram Kund at Wakro.

Every year during Makar Sankranti (January 14-15), thousands of devotees from different parts of the country and abroad flock to the area for taking a holy dip in the sacred Kund with the belief of washing away one’s sins.

After being briefed by the departments concerned who were engaged for various public convenience works at Mela site, the DC appreciated the progress of the works such as road maintenance, parking site identification, accommodation arrangement, bathing ghat renovation, approach road repairing, water supply and toilet facilities.

Mela Officer cum EAC (Wakro) Dakto Riba gave overview of preparations and opined that more number of devotees will visit the holy site this time on seeing the road condition and arrangements made by district administration.

It’s hoped that multimedia campaign by District Informatics Centre and Tourism Dept under the initiative of DC will definitely draw the attention of people worldwide to Lohit valley at Brahmakund on the eve of Makar Sankranti.

Free Wi-Fi facility at Mela ground, deployment of NDRF team at bathing ghat for public safety, local cuisine and outing at Glow Lake were some of the new additions in this year’s Mela.

Since proper health care, safety and security and sanitation are of utmost importance, State Govt is giving more priority to these aspects with the Mela Committee along with District Administration working round the clock for the success of the Mela.

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