Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated the ‘Sant Samagam’ of the Rajim Maaghi Punni Mela in the auspicious presence of Jagat Guru Shanakaracharya Swami Nishchalanand Saraswati Maharajji.
Saints from all over the country, State Endowments Minister Mr. Tamradwaj Sahu, several State Cabinet Ministers and MLAs were also present.
Chief Minister while wishing the citizens of the State said that original form of Rajim Maaghi Punni Mela will be brought to the fore.
Mr. Tamradwaj Sahu said that State Government is keen on providing modern facilities with traditional touch to the Rajim fair.
Efforts are being made to depict rich cultural heritage of Chhattisgarh through this Rajim Mela.
Ramayan Mandali is also presented keeping in mind the religious sentiments of the people.
It may be mentioned here that the ‘Sant Samagam’ is being organized from 26 February-4 th March.
Chief Minister and Cabinet colleagues participated in the Rajiv Lochan Bhagawan ‘pooja-archana’ and Mahanadi Aarti.
Large number of saints-sadhus and devotees were present on the auspicious occasion.