Thursday, 15 November 2012
Demand to Delhi government for declaring Public Holiday on Chhath Puja
bjp will depute 10,000 karsewaks at 160 chhath ghats of
for helping the
devotees – vijender gupta delhi
1 Demand for declaring Public Holiday on Chhath Puja in
2 Sufficient number of special trains should be run from
Delhi to Bihar.
3 Sufficient arrangements be made for worshippers in MCD and DDA parks.
4 Additional Water be released at Wazirabad Ghats on this occasion.
5 Special cleaning at Yamuna banks be done. Uneven roads be made worth waking.
6 Arrangements for free parking be made at
7 Sufficient number of toilets for men and women be provided at the
8 Provision of tents for women to change clothes at Yamuna banks.
9 Arrangements for police and motor boats in sufficient numbers.
10 Provision for beds, durries, polythene sheets, lighting, drinking water for night stay for every 1000 people at each Chhath Ghat and medical facilities.
11 Free and sufficient transport service be provided.
12 Mob control and disaster management team be deputed at all the main railway stations of
13 Temporary medical camps be opened at railway station and bus terminals.
Shri Gupta was talking to the press persons at BJP Delhi Pradesh Head Office today. BJP Delhi Pradesh Poorvanchal Cell Convenor Abhay Varma was present on this occasion. He told that BJP as the strong protector of Indian culture, will depute 10,000 volunteers for helping the Chhath worshippers on every Chhath Ghats of
. BJP Pradesh President will himself visit
prominent Delhi Ghats with his team so that the
worshippers do not face any difficulty.
In accordance will the direction of Pradesh President all the three
corporations have taken steps to clean the Ghats. Additional number of laborers have been
deputed for this work.
Pradesh President has demanded
government to make
arrangements for the sale of fruits/flowers and other necessary items for
Chhath Puja at concessional rates for the worshippers so that price spiral does
not spoil the festival. The shopkeepers
have increased the prices of fruits and other items used by worshippers on this
occasion in view of forthcoming Chhath Puja.
Government should make all the necessary arrangements to control the
prices so that all the items used by the worshippers may be available at fair
price. Bananas are being sold @ Rs. 70
per dozen, Apples @ Rs. 160 per kg, Mosami @ Rs. 60 per kg, Permanganate @ Rs.
180 per kg, Coconuts @ Rs. 50 per piece, Orange @ Rs. 150 per kg, Naak @ Rs.
120 per kg, B-gosha @ Rs. 100 per kg, Ananas @ Rs. 60 per piece, Sharifa @ Rs.
120 per kg on this occasion. Delhi
Shri Gupta issued a list of 160 Chhath Ghats to the press persons. It may be mentioned that in
and its neighboring areas two days public holiday is allowed so that the people
may observe the Chhath Puja of Lord Sun will full enthusiasm. This festival is
observed for the welfare of family, society, country and the world. This is the only festival in which the
setting sun and the rising sun is worshipped.
After paying obeisance to the setting sun the worshippers pass their
night on the bank of rivers singing devotional songs. On the next day they pay obeisance to the
rising sun and conclude their worship of Sun God. Besides Bihar State India
this festival is observed in Mauritius,
Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia,
Java, Sumatra, Africa etc. where
Poorvanchalies are living.