Namchi, 01 Nov (IPR): District Collector (South), Mr Prabhakar Verma, chaired a review meeting with all the concerned line departments, members Namchi Mahotsav Celebration Committee and stakeholders to take detailed stock for the preparations of the upcoming Namchi Mahotsav Celebration at Central Park today.
Present amongst other were Advisor, Power and Energy, Mr Gagan Rai, Senior Superintendent of Police (South), Mr Shammi Rai, Assistant Superintendent of Police (South), Ms Linda Palmu, Additional District Collector (South), Mr Satyen Pradhan, heads of various departments and other stakeholders.
It may be mentioned here that the three-daylong celebration will commence from 03-05 Nov. This year the theme for Mahotsav celebration is ‘Explore the Ethnic Beauty’.
Speaking during the meeting, the DC informed that extra organic stalls will be put up in and around DC road in order to cater the increasing demands of the organic produce. Additionally, this year another major attraction would be a helicopter joy ride wherein the visitor can take an exhilarating tour of Namchi and view the majestic Siddheshwara Dham, Samdruptse and Tendong Hill. The helicopter ride will be on 04-05 Nov for which one can contact at 9002396451, 9679264944 for further information.
Other highlights of the festival are Chrysanthemum competition cum exhibition, traditional stalls, rural sports, Mountain Biking, Marathon, local talent hunt, traditional and modern cultural dance. On the concluding day of the Mahotsav celebration, renowned band ‘Mountain Souls’ will give their much awaited performance.