Mayer Gaman (Durga puja immersion carnival)-2023 was held in Agartala which started from Paradise Chowmuhani area on Thursday evening.
Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha inaugurated the event by cracking a coconut in front of the durga idol.
Apart from the Chief Minister, Minister Pranajit Singh Roy, Minister Santana Chakma, Minister Tinku Roy, Minister Bikas Debbarma, Minister Sudhanshu Das, Minister Sushanta Chowdhury and Mayor Dipak Majumdar were also present in the carnival organized on this day.
At the beginning of the organized program, the culture of tribal and non tribal peoples was highlighted.
Addressing the ceremony organized by the Department of Information Cultural Affairs , the Chief Minister said that after the establishment of the present government in the state, idol immersion has been organized through such a beautiful management which is named Carnival. But the state has never had such a beautiful immersion system before.
This carnival is organized in the presence of visitors. The Chief Minister conveyed his Bijaya greetings to the people of the state and said that there is no news of any kind of disturbance during the recently concluded Durga Puja. Due to the good management of the last few years, the number of puja has also increased this year compared to previous years.
People observed the puja peacefully. The culture of the state is revealed through the carnival organized today. The Chief Minister also said that earlier it was said in Bengali that there are thirteen Parbans in twelve months. But now it has become a festival of all section . And now the festival of Bengalis is not limited to 13 Parbans anymore. Ganesh Chaturthi and other festivals also includes . People from all parts of the state unite and organize these programs .
In this way, the chief minister expressed the hope that the culture of the state will be maintained in the coming days.
The carnival was crowded with visitors. Thousands of visitors gather on both sides of the Agartala National Highway.