Haryana makes elaborate arrangements for Solar Eclipse fair.

Chandigarh, December 16 (P2P) – Haryana Government has made elaborate arrangements for the pilgrims who will visit Kurukshetra during the Solar Eclipse Fair-2019 on December 26, 2019. This year, the fair will witness the participation of 15 lakh devotees from India and abroad.  The State Government will run special buses for the convenience of devotees so that the devotees do not face any inconvenience in reaching Kurukshetra.

            This was informed during a meeting chaired by Chief Secretary, Mrs. Keshni Anand Arora to review the arrangements for the Solar Eclipse Fair – 2019.

            The Chief Secretary directed the officers that the district administration, Kurukshetra, Kurukshetra Development Board and the Tourism department should work in coordination to ensure the successful organization of the fair. 

            She directed the officers to work towards developing an Android app to further strengthen the public address system at the fair so that any person can easily get information related to the fair through the mobile app. 

            She said that for the convenience of devotees, special buses should be run from all the districts and coordination of transportation with neighboring states should be done. Apart from this, directions were also given for ensuring the coordination with the railways so that the devotees do not face any inconvenience in reaching Kurukshetra.

                       It was informed in the meeting that the fair area has been divided into 20 sectors, for which around 5000 police personnel will be deployed for the safety.  Apart from this, a police control room will also be established in the fairground. Videography will also be done with the help of drones to protect the fair area.