New Delhi, Nov 17: Delhi Revenue Minister Atishi said that the government has set up more than 1000 Chhath ghats across the National Capital so that devotees do not have to go far from their homes to celebrate Chhath Mahaparv.
The Delhi government is arranging everything on these ghats, from constructing ponds to providing tents, lights, cleanliness, security, and more.
Additionally, cultural programs will be organized by the Maithili-Bhojpuri Academy at many ghats, the Office of the Revenue Minister said in a communique.
During the inspection, Atishi directed officials to expedite Chhath ghat preparations and complete them soon to avoid last-minute tasks and any inconvenience to the devotees during festivities.
“Delhi government’s Chhath Mahaparv preparations are in full swing, we will ensure there are no shortcomings in preparations of Ghats,” said the Minister.
He said that Delhi is home to a large number of people from the ‘Purvanchal’ region and contributes socially, economically, and culturally to the development of Delhi. Chhath is a very important festival for all of them.
In this regard, for the past 8 years, the Delhi government has been organizing the Chhath Mahaparv in a grand manner. (UNI)