Historic Balijatra: Administration prepares to celebrate in grand scale this year
Cuttack: Historic ‘Balijatra-2022’ will be organised at Balijatra ground here on an area covering around 100 acres and artistes from across the country and outside are to take part in cultural events, which will be conducted along with several other traditional programmes.
This was decided by Cuttack district administration during a preparatory meeting held today.
An official source said that the grand event will be organised from November 8 to November 14, 2022 on a large patch of land stretching from Balijatra ground up to Boat Club of the Silver City.
The district administration expects a gathering of more than 10 lakh people.
Vital issues like traffic control, widening of access roads, large parking space, drinking water, cleanliness & sanitation and electrification were given utmost importance in the meeting.
Cuttack district Collector, CDA Chairperson, Revenue Divisional Commissioner, CMC Commissioner, state Culture department Director and several other senior officials took part in the preparatory meeting and discussed in details on different aspects of the upcoming mega event, the source added.
Task of allocating stalls, issuing food safety and fire safety permissions was entrusted to CMC.