Itkhori Mahotsav begins

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das-giridihItkhori Mahotsav was inaugurated today in Giridih.

Jharkhand Chief Minster Raghubar Das inaugurated it.”In the next Cabinet,Itkhori Mahotsav will be accorded the status of State fair together with Deoghar Mahotsav”,said Das.

Das said,Itkhori will also get the recognition as a tourist spot so that it can gain popularity in the tourist map across the world.

Itkhori,located 1.5 KMs from Itkhori Block in Giridih,is located and surrounded from three sides by Buxa River appearing there in the rare shape of ‘U’.The place is famous due to an ancient temple-Maa Bhadrakali.It is surrounded by green forests.

As old as ‘1500-1800’ years,according to local historians,Maa Bhadrakali’s statue is made of black colour and was constructed in Shak,Gupta and Vardhan periods.Though scores of people visit it annually,the state government led by CM Das aims to popularise it by holding three-day Itkhori Mahotsav.

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