HAILAKANDI, Sept 25 - The district administration and Station Road Durga Puja Committee have decided to hold eco-friendly Durga Puja in Hailakandi district this time. In a meeting with the members of Puja committees and heads of various departments, the Deputy Commissioner of Hailakandi, Krishna Gobinda Bhuyan urged the members of Puja committees to maintain cleanliness, peace and harmony during the festival.
It may be mentioned here that 38 community Durga Pujas will be held in Hailakandi town this year. Bhuyan asked the committees to instal CCTV cameras in the pandals for safety reasons. He also asked the secretary of the committees to submit the list of volunteers and details of pandal site plan. While maintaining cleanliness, there will be no compromise and the volunteers of Puja committees should follow the mission �Swachhata Hi Sewa�. Bhuyan said that all the people of the district should enjoy the festival in a clean environment. He asked the Puja committees to hang banners on cleanliness for the awareness of the Puja revellers.
Reviewing the conditions of roads in Hailakandi town, the Deputy Commissioner directed the municipal authorities and PWD to repair the roads before Puja. He asked the PHE department officials to maintain regular supply of water during the Puja days. He said that power supply should also be uninterrupted during the festive days.
The Superintendent of Police Pranab Jyoti Goswami elaborately discussed the traffic management in Hailakandi during Puja days and urged all sections of people to obey the rules strictly to avoid unnecessary chaos.
Various suggestions were put forward by the representatives of various political parties and Puja committees.
Meanwhile, the Station Road Puja committee of Hailakandi town has decided to use all eco-friendly materials on the occasion of the 30th year of its celebration. The committee will strictly avoid use of thermocol and plastic in the mandap, said Pulak Nath, a member of the club who is also engaged in decoration works.