FROM A CORRESPONDENT
LBARI, Nov 12: Preparations are going on in full swing for the celebration of Raax festival at Hari Mandir in lbari town. The programme this year will be of 11 days – starting on November 25 and ending on December 5. This was informed by the president of the Raax festival celebration committee in a press conference here today.
Giving the details of the programme to be undertaken during the 11-day celebration, Chandra Kalita and Hareswar Kalita president and secretary of the organizing committee respectively requested one and all to participate and co-operate in the holy festival.
They said subcommittees have been formed to look into its different aspects.
The main attraction of the festival will be exhibition of the statues of Gods and Goddesses along with several leading persolities made of clay.
The 11-day programme will kick off with the iugural function on November 25 at 6 pm which will be attended by Sarvoday leader Hem Bhai.
The iugural-cum-felicitation meeting will also attended by lbari DC Om Prakash, Kokrajhar MP ba Sarania, Mangaldai MP Ramen Deka and lbari MLA Jayanta Malla Baruah.
Meanwhile, DC Omprakash has instructed the organizers to maintain cleanliness in the raax festival premises. The organizers said that a budget of Rs 35 lakh has been earmarked for this festival.