Silchar: Along with the rest of the country, Chhath Puja was observed in the entire Lakhipur sub division. It is noteworthy to mention here that devotees who performed the puja at Lakhipur tea garden ghat had to face a lot of difficulties. They had to cross knee deep mud in all the puja mornings.
People have urged upon MLA Rajdeep Goala to make concrete steps in this regard. The immersion ghat of Lakhipur tea garden is in precarious and pathetic condition and is crying for attention. A large number of women also performed this puja at Binnakandi ferry ghat.
Police team led by Gaurav Kumar Aggarwal, ASP (Border) and in-charge, SDPO, Lakhipur and Inspector Anwar Hussain Choudhury, officer in-charge, Lakhipur police station, were active, alert and continued to patrol to ward off any unpleasant incident. Village Defence Party (VDP) led by its deputy advisor Rajen Goala was also on their toes. Police and VDP visited each and every puja pandal and left no stone unturned to ensure and assure safety and security of the people. State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and Lakhipur fire brigade personnel also were active and agile during the immersion ceremony in which coconuts, flowers and other offerings were immersed.
Purohits Om Prakash Dubey and Vishnu Mishra performed the puja rituals at Binnakandi ferry ghat and Lakhipur tea garden ghat respectively. Durga Kanta Pandey, president, and Ghurni Singh, treasurer, of Binnakandi ferry ghat Chhath Puja, has expressed their satisfaction and feelings of gratefulness towards the civil and police administration. Debashish Chakraborty, forest range officer and Fakhrul Islam Barbhuiya, forester, along with the employees and the staff of the department of forest also visited each and every Puja pandal. Chhath Puja was observed in Pailapool, Fulertal, Joypur, Dewan Laboc and Badribasti.
Also Read: Cachar News