Famous Maa Purnagiri fair was inaugurated by the Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. During this, CM Dhami was given a grand welcome with Kumaonni Choliya dance. MP Ajay Tamta was present with him during this period. However, district in-charge minister Rekha Arya and forest development corporation president Kailash Gahtodi could not attend due to some reason.
Every year faithful devotees come here to visit this Shakti Peeth even after suffering. Six sector magistrates have been deputed for the Purnagiri fair which has started from March 9, the next day of Holi. Fair Magistrate SDM Sunder Singh said that six sectors have been created in the fair area to monitor the arrangements.
Told that Tehsildar Pinky Arya has been made Sector Magistrate in Thuligad to Bhairav Mandir sector. Apart from this, RK Yadav, assistant engineer of irrigation department from Bhairav temple to Kali temple, AE Vibhor Gupta of Lonivi from Kali temple to main temple, AE BS Kuwarbi of Jal Sansthan from Kakraligate to Thuligad, EO Bhupendra Prakash Joshi in Tanakpur sector and Nagar Panchayat EO Rakesh Kotia has been made Sector Magistrate in Banbasa Mela area sector.