FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
ITAGAR, Jan 18: Over 30,000 pilgrims and huge numbers of Sandhus from across the country and Nepal took holy dip at Parsuram Kund on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
The district administration made tight security during the Pursuram Kund Mela organized at Wakro Bhramakund holy River site from January 13 to 15 by deploying paramilitary forces, State police and IRBn jawans.
There were no reports of any untoward incident during the mela period, an official report said here today.
Moreover, some NGO’s and stakeholders also provided voluntary service to help the pilgrims from different parts of the country. They have also provided some foods, transportation and required materials, including medical teams from Tezu and Wakro.
A large number of pandals were also made for shopkeepers coming from Jammu & Kashmir, Guwahati, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia District of Assam and other neighboring States of the country.
The mela also witnessed arrival of more than 26,000 vehicles, the report added.