Jorethang, 8th December (IPR): The third preparatory meeting for State-level Jorethang Maghey Mela 2020 was held at the conference hall of Green Park, Jorethang today.
Chaired under the leadership of SDM (Jorethang) Shri. R.B Bhandari who is also the President of Jorethang Maghey Mela Celebrations Committee 2020 (JMMCC), the meeting had the attendance of General Secretary of JMMCC Smt. Rajani Pega, SDPO (Jorethang) Shri. S.K Shrestha, Director SIRD Karfectar Shri. Bishal Mukhia, SHO Jorethang Shri. Mahendra Pradhan alongside nodal officers, police and traffic personnel and stakeholders of Jorethang Maghey mela 2020.
Addressing the meeting, the President of JMMCC 2020 updated the gathering upon the previously held meeting with regard to the Maghe Mela. In his address, he called for collective partaking and responsibility by the concerned officials, commitee and sub-committe members for upholding the grandeur and tradition that characterizes Jorethang Maghe Sankranti Mela. He spoke at length about how public and departmental participation with mutual assistance from each other entails the regional as well as international success of Maghey Mela. He also updated the officials present to identify and mobilise the stakeholders from to further enable them to actively and enthusiastically participate in planning the mela. Allocating the roles and responsibilities to respective individuals and line departments, the President of the committe emphasised active participation from each one to ensure integral success of the cultural festival. He also issued directives regarding law & order, traffic arrangements, sanitation, water and uninterrupted electricity supply to the officials concerned.
Further, the President articulated the need to focus on the key aspects of the mela such as traditional stalls, bazaar beautification, cultural programs, Saras fair, adventure sports, expo exhibition, art gallery, food court, mini fair, selfie booths and talent hunt while also emphasizing the urgency to expedite the process of various issues which would accelerate the developmental momentum of the mela activities.
Discussions on the responsibilities allocated to each department and various administrative and management wings was also held in the meeting. Other aspects that would back the Maghe Mela 2020 to be a successful cultural event was also deliberated at length during the course of the meeting.