UDALGURI: The 8th Bhairabkunda Tourism Festival will begin on January 16. The Bhairabkunda Tourism festival organizing committee has been preparing to hold the five-day long festival. The festival will conclude on January 20.
On January 16, Prakash Ranjan Gharphalia, Udalguri Deputy Commissioner, will hoist the flag which will follow Swachha Bhairabkunda Abhiyan by the Mission for Regional Skill Development. Ripen Daimari, the chief convener, of the festival will inaugurate the Swachh Bhairabkunda Abhiyan. The flying of pigeon will be jointly inaugurated by Ripul Das, Udalguri Superintendent of Police, P. Agarwala, CO, SSB and Colonel Rahul of Garhwal Rifles. The main festival will be inaugurated by State PHE Minister Rihon Daimari.
The inter-club volleyball competition will be inaugurated by Colonel Rahul and the elephant safari and jeep safari will be inaugurated by Tridip Daimari, BTC Speaker. The exhibition-cum-sale will be inaugurated by Mazbat MLA Charan Boro, the Khwmlainai Bodo Traditional Wrestling Competition will be inaugurated by Alindra Kumar Mochahari, BTC EM and the women’s kabadi competition will be inaugurated by Pinkie Borgoyary, Udalguri Circle Officer.
A cultural show will be displayed by Army jawans of Udalguri Golandi Army Camp and the cultural night programme will be inaugurated by BTC EM Shyam Sundi. Krishna Mizar, the celebrated singer of Assam, will enthral the audience. Pallavi Rabha, Champak Rabha, Isha Chetry and Prity Devi will be the other attractions of the cultural night programme. A souvenir titled Bhairabkunda and an anthology of multilingual poems, Kavya Setu will also be released on the following day. A multilingual poets’ meet will also be held.