Preparations for fair ahead of Shivratri commence in Jateshwar

Alipurduar, 13th February: Like every year on the occasion of Maha Shivratri, a fair has been organized on February 18 at Garuhat Maidan in Jateshwar. 

Preparations are in full swing for the said fair. Reportedly, a large number of devotees visit the Jateshwar Shiva temple every year from different areas. A fair has been organized on the occasion of Shivratri. The temple committee is hopeful that devotees will arrive this year as well. 

In this regard, Devjit Paul, secretary of Jateshwar Shiv Temple Committee, said that Shiv Chaturdashi will start from February 18. The auspicious beginning is made by bringing water from the river and pouring it on Mahadev’s head through a procession. The fair will last for fifteen days.

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