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Security beefed up ahead of Ningol Chakkouba

Posted on Nov 14, 04:28PM | UNI

Security bandobast has been tightened in and around Khwairamband Keithel, the main market area here in view of the Ningol Chakkouba festival tomorrow.

According to the official sources, entry of vehicles into the area was restricted, besides other security measures put in to avoid any untoward incident during the festival.

Governor Gurbhachan Jagat and Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh besides Cabinet ministers, MLAs, political parties and various social organisations extended greetings on the occasion.

During the festival, all married women go to their parental house for a grand feast and they along with their children are presented with gifts by their parents and brothers.

Meawhile, the state government and other organisations organised Handloom and fish fairs ahead of the festival.