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Chhath puja arrangements made at 1,000 locations in Delhi: Gopal Rai

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

With four days left for Puja, Friday inspected a ghat near ITO and took stock of preparatory works for the festival.

Rai said the has made arrangements for Puja at 1,000 locations in city. The development minister, accompanied by senior officers of irrigation and flood control department, Jal Board (DJB) and revenue department, inspected Haathi Ghat at ITO in New

A government statement said there were only 60 ghats before the formation of the It stated that 1,000 ghats are being set up along the banks of river for Puja.

Delhi has around 40 lakh 'Poorvanchali' voters, hailing from eastern and Bihar, who play a key role in elections.

Last year, the had made a special financial provision in the 2017-18 Budget for setting up sufficient numbers of Chhath ghats across the city.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 20:50 IST