Chadak Mela in Chandaneswar celebrated with gusto

Balasore: Thousands of devotees turned up at the holy shrine of Lord Chandaneswar during the Chadak mela observed here.

The religious centre of Chandaneswar which comes under Bhograi block got the maximum footfalls from neighbouring districts of the state and the adjacent Bengal this year.
 “This 13-day long fair includes a marriage ritual and a few other important traditional rituals of which Neel festival and Chadak yatra are important,” sources said.    

The local administration has made special arrangements to take care of the huge crowd here.