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Last day of Chaitra fair caters huge crowd
TIWN April 14, 2017
Last day of Chaitra fair caters huge crowd
PHOTO : Last day of Chaitra fair caters huge crowd at Agartala. TIWN Pic April 14

AGARTALA, April 14 (TIWN): Last day in the Chaitra fair catered huge crowd at Sakuntala market, Agartala.

Although the scorching heat troubles both the buyers and sellers but with heavy footfalls we negotiate, said a shopkeeper.

There are also other products like dokra jewelleries, crochet scarf and kurtas, duppatta and saris, wood crafts, cotton saris and dress materials, leather products etc. at affordable prices.

.Roads of Hawkers, Battala are crowded with huge number of people. Traffic personnel are deployed in every major parts of the area. Besides, strict vigilance are being ensured to make avoid any kind of untoward incidents.

However, seeing the overwhelming response of the citizens, craftsmen are always ready to display their products.

People from all across the state throngs in to the fair to buy some affordable items before the celebration of the Bengali New Year.

The Bengali calendar is tied to the Indian solar calendar, based on the Surya Siddhanta. As with many other variants of the Indian solar calendar, the Bengali calendar commences in mid-April of the Gregorian year.

The first day of the Bengali year therefore coincides with the mid-April New Year in Mithila, Assam, Burma, Cambodia, Kerala, Manipur, Nepal, Odisha, Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu and Thailand.

 

 

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