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‘Centre should form pilgrimage fair development body’

‘Centre should form pilgrimage fair development body’

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: BJP MP from Buxar Ashwini Kumar Choubey said on Sunday the Centre should constitute a pilgrimage fair development authority (PFDA) for efficient management of monthlong ‘Shrawani fair’ in Bihar and Jharkhand and other such fairs which attract people from across the world.Choubey said during the ‘Shrawani fair’, devotees from several countries visit Sultanganj in […]

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Bihar CM inaugurates famous ‘Shravani Mela’ in Sultanganj

Bihar CM inaugurates famous ‘Shravani Mela’ in Sultanganj

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on July 13 inaugurated the famous Shravani Mela (fair) of Sultanganj in Bhagalpur district. Lakhs of ‘kanwariyas’ or devotes of Lord Shiva collect the holy water of the Ganga from here during the Hindu calendar month of ‘Sawan’ and trek 96 kilometres through three districts of Bihar – Bhagalpur, […]

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I-T dept begins inquiry in Giriraj’s stolen money case

I-T dept begins inquiry in Giriraj’s stolen money case

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The income-tax (IT) department has requisitioned facts from the police in connection with the burglary at the Boring Road residence of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)┬áMP Giriraj Singh. The police had sent to the IT copies of the statements of two of the four arrested in the case. Statements of two others arrested have already been […]

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