In Kurukshetra, Millions of devotees took holy dip in Brahma Sarovar during the eclipse
Working on the directions of the Chief Minister, the Kurukshetra district administration organised adequate arrangements for the convenience of devotees coming to the solar eclipse fair
Chandigarh, October 25–
Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal congratulated all the officials, officers and district administration on the successful organization of the solar eclipse fair in Kurukshetra. The Chief Minister said that at the time of this historic astronomical event, Millions of devotees took holy dip in Brahma Sarovar. All necessary arrangements were made for the convenience of the people came to visit the fair.
It is worth mentioning that before the beginning of historic solar eclipse fair, the Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal had already directed the district administration to make complete arrangements for the convenience of public. Working on the directions of Chief Minister, the district administration organised adequate arrangements for regulating traffic, security, buses, trains and other means of transport. Due to these all facilities for devotees, such a big event has been organised successfully.
The Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal said that it is a challenging task to successfully organize such big events, but Haryana Government has organised it in a excellent way. He said that lakhs of devotees reached Kurukshetra while the same number of people witnessed the incident on Kurukshetra Darshan mobile application of Kurukshetra administration. All the important information and updates related to the solar eclipse fair were uploaded on this mobile application, he informed.
The arrangement of taking holy dip in Brahma Sarovar was made separately for saints and devotees
The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal said that for taking holy dip in the fair, separate arrangements has been made for the saints and devotees. Separate arrangements were made for taking holy dip at Yudhishtir Ghat. He said that arrangements for electricity, drinking water, toilets and security were made at the ghats. The fair area was divided into 20 sectors and 4500 police personnel were deployed for the maintaining law and order. Besides this, arrangement of 400 buses and special trains were made for the convenience of the public. 370 CCTVs, 25 parking arrangements and 260 e-rickshaws were arranged free of cost around the fair venue, he added.
Kurukshetra is the confluence of faith and tourism
The Chief Minister said that the birthplace of Gita, Kurukshetra is a confluence of faith and tourism. Recently, the ‘Virat Swaroop’ statue of Lord Krishna was unveiled in the holy pilgrimage Jyotisar. Shortly a 3D projection mapping show will also be set up at this place. It’s work is almost completed. The show will be inaugurated in the coming days. The Chief Minister said that episodes related to Mahabharata and Shrimad Bhagavad Gita will be shown. For this, cutting-edge technology like Augmented Reality, Holographic Images, Robotics and Drones etc. will be used.
The Chief Minister said that a light and sound show has been shown at Jyotisar shrine since 2019. Apart from this, the government has also built a Parikrama path of Jyotisar pilgrimage. Lighting work has also been done on the shrine and a wall has also been constructed to protect the ancient banyan tree. The Chief Minister said that Kurukshetra is the centre of spirituality, the government is working diligently on its development.
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