Along with the rest of the country, Tripura also gears up for Makar Sankranti, which is also known as Poush Sankranti, on Wednesday. On Wednesday night, Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb offered puja at Tirthamukh of Gomoti district on the occasion of Poush Sankranti. The Tripura CM took dip in Gomoti river at Tirthamukh. Also inaugurates Poush Mela, organised at Tirthamukh in the Gomoti district. Tirthamukh Mela, which highlights the Indian culture and tradition, is participated by both non-tribal people and other indigenous communities. Congregation of lakhs of devotees at Tirthamukh is a vivid example of the resilience of great Indian culture and custom. On the occasion of Poush Sankranti, every family prepared a sweet dish, which is known as ‘Pitha’.