Patna, March 21: Bihar is all set to celebrate its 105th Birthday. This year, Gandhi Maidan is abuzz in a festive look for celebrations. Hundreds of workers were busy in giving the final touches to stall and pavilions.
Meanwhile, Honable Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is going to inaugurate the festival. The main theme of the festival is “Alcohol free Bihar”.
It is observed every year on March 22. It was started and celebrated on large scale by Bihar government in the tenure of Nitish Kumar.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended his greeting to people on the occasion of Bihar Day.
“On the occasion of Bihar day, I offer my heartiest greetings to the people of Bihar,” the Prime Minister said in a tweet.
बिहार दिवस के अवसर पर बिहार की जनता को मेरी ढ़ेरों शुभकामनाएं!
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 22, 2017
Bollywood singers like Alka Yagnik and Sunidhi Chauhan would be performing at the historical event.
The event will feature a number of cultural shows, forums, laser show and many other attractions, said by Patna District Magistrate Sanjay Agrawal.
The main attractions of the festival are dozen of pavilions to showcase different cultural programs and film documentaries. The food stalls featuring street items from vendors from multi-states to enrich the taste buds of the public.
Meanwhile, Governor Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday expressed his greetings to the people of Bihar to make the state remarkable. He also requested the people to help in the development of state and save the heritage of Bihar.