Taking a cue from the general sentiment across the country as well as the decision by the Delhi government, the authorities in Udaipur have decided to impose a ban on Chinese products in this year’s Diwali Mela, which is scheduled to begin on 10th October at the Nagar Nigam premises.
The administration has also imposed a restriction on the use of firecrackers during the festival, however, how the effectiveness of the ban will be monitored or how it will be controlled is yet a contentious matter.
Mela Administration will have a 20 member core teamUMC is expected to earn a Revenue of Rs 74 Lakh during the 13 day event Revenue increased by nearly 50% over last year 100 Security Guards|44 CCTV Cameras will provide real time security in the premises
Beginning today, the 13 day fest will treat the visitors to cultural programs for the first seven days – starting with Local Talent Nights on 10th and 11th October, Ghazal singer Anup Jalota performing on the evening of 12th followed by Singer Night on 13th where Abhijeet Bhattacharya will take stage. The much looked forward to Kavi Sammelan will be held on 14th followed by Dilbagh Singh led Punjabi Night on 15th. The cultural programs will culminate with the Dance Night led by Question Mark and Dynamic troupes.
Kavi Sammelan, which is being sponsored by Wonder Cement, will host Hari Om Panwar, Pratap Faujdar, Kunwar Javed, Kanu Pandit, Sudeep Bhola, Ashok Bhati, Shalini Sargam and Vani Gaurav Golcha among other renowned poets.
The Diwali Mela 2017 will be declared open by home minister Gulabchand Kataria and Mahant Mewar Mahamandleshwar Rasbihari Sharan today.Source courtesy: Rajasthan Patrika