Naxalbari, 19th April: The Ashtami Snan (bath) and Mela was inaugurated on the occasion of the annual Basanti Puja at the Bhimram Jote crematorium Kalibari, founded by the late Ram Gopal Acharya. On this occasion, the Kalash Yatra was also taken out in various places.
Kaushik Acharyaji of Basanti Puja Committee said that Basanti Puja has been held in Bhimram Jote crematorium Kalibari established by Late Ram Gopal Acharya for the last several years. Women from different parts of the Kalibari area took part in the Kalash Yatra. He added that the Ashtami Snan will also be held on Tuesday. On this occasion, a fair will be held for five days, starting from tomorrow.