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Diwali festival at Udaipur to be held on November 2 and 3
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Diwali festival at Udaipur to be held on November 2 and 3
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Agartala, Sept 25 (TIWN): The traditional Diwali festival at Tripureswari temple, Udaipur will be held on November 2 and 3, this year. A preparatory meeting was held on Tuesday at Matabari block conference.

    The meeting was presided by MLA Madhav Saha and other senior administrative officials of Gomti District. For conducting the festival   peacefully a working of committee of 193 members was constituted. Every year on Dewali, a famous Mela takes place near the temple which is visited by more than two lakhs pilgrims.

      Tripureswari temple is one of the 51 pithasthans in India as per Hindu mythology. One of the 51 pithas of Hindu pilgrims was built by Maharaja Dhanya Manikya in 1501 A.D.

     In the eastern side of the temple there is a famous Kalyan Sagar where fishes and tortoises of huge size are found and devotees feed them with "muri" (puffed rice ) and biscuits. No fishing is permitted in the Kalyan Sagar.
    The most exclusive thing here are the TORTOISE present in the lake in huge numbers specially worshipped by the local persons . Devotees and visitors can feed them with food and if you are lucky then you can worship them when they are on the bank of the Saagar.                                                  

 

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