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KATRA: Thousands of people from within the State and other parts of the country thronged Aghar Jitto on the first two days of the three-day historic Aghar Jitto Mela being organised every year in the memory of Baba Jitto, a revolutionary folk hero who is remembered and revered
for his campaign against the feudal system to ameliorate the conditions of his fellow farmers.
Pertinently, Baba Aghar Jitto Mela is organised every year by district administration in collaboration with local Mandir Committee and in this Mela, lakhs of people come from different parts of the country irrespective caste, religion and pay their respect to Baba Jitto said Mela Officer, Dr Kavita Pandoh.
The district administration has taken special measures in making this Mela a big success.
The Mela Officer informed that in this event fairs, exhibitions and stalls are organised by different government departments like agriculture, horticulture and floriculture, and other departments to educate the people about various government schemes and incentives so that people could avail the benefits.
The Mela will conclude with Dangal, a wrestling match, in which local as well wrestlers from all over India would participate.
Number of temporary sweet shops, toy shops and other eatable corners by the locals as well as outside vendors are the main attraction for the tourists as well as local people visiting the Mela site.
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