The famous week-long international Minjar fair of Chamba concluded with much gaiety, fanfare and traditional fervour today with Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu leading the concluding ceremony procession (Shobha Yatra) that started from Akhand Chandi Palace to Manjri Garden to immerse the Minjar (golden tassel) in a traditional manner in the Ravi River.
Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu led the colourful Minjar procession of the deities accompanied by dancing troupes, traditionally attired locals, tourists, traditional drum beaters, along-with band of Police and Home Guards.
He offered the Minjar consisting of a coconut, coin and fruit etc. tied in a piece of red cloth to the Ravi River.
Earlier, the Chief Minister witnessed wrestling bouts at the historic Chaugan and distributed prizes to the winners of various events held on the occasion.
Speaker HP Vidhan Sabha Kuldeep Singh Pathania, MLA Bhawani Singh Pathania, Kewal Singh Pathania, Neeraj Nayyar, Former Minister Asha Kumari and Thakur Singh Bharmouri, HPCC State Spokesperson Amit Bharmouri, Deputy Commissioner Chamba Apoorav Devgan and other prominent leaders of the district accompanied the Chief Minister during the procession.