Cuttack admin holds meeting on panchak at Dhableswar

KalingaTV News Network

Cuttack district admin holds preparatory meeting for Dhableswar panchak Cuttack: The Cuttack district administration on Saturday held a preparatory meeting for the peaceful celebration of panchak and Bada Osha at the temple of Lord Mahadev in Dhabaleswar.

Officials of the district administration, priests and members of fishermen’s association attended the meeting.

The meeting decided to deploy around 18 platoons of police force during the celebration. More than 100 police officers will be in charge of the security arrangements.  Besides, CCTV cameras will be installed at all strategic locations.

The boat owners have been asked to register their names to ferry the devotees. Besides, life-jackets have been made mandatory for them. Each devotee will have to pay Rs 30 for the voyage on the boat.

Around 10 lakh devotees are expected to visit the temple during the Panchak celebrations. While the Panchak Brata will begin on October 11 and conclude on the day of purnami on November 4, Bada Osha will be observed on November 2.

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