Kharibari and its adjoining areas are done with their preparations for celebrating Maha Shivratri.
The Shiva temples have been white-washed and decorated while fairs are being organized all around. A member of a Shiva temple committee in Galgalia, Vinod Kumar, said that the festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm in the area.
On this day, a Shiva Baarat i.e. a religious procession is also conducted. A huge crowd of devotees are expected to arrive in the temples from the entire state, as well as from Bihar and Nepal.