Chronicle Reporter, Ujjian
Preparations for Shaiv Mahotsav have gained momentum. On Saturdaym, Dr Vijay Kumar J, In-charge collector and Municipal Commissioner called a meeting in the administrative office afternoon to give necessary directions in relation to the arrangements to officers in charge of the sub-committees constituted under the Shaiv Mahotsav.
For the mahotsav, a seven coloured flag will be installed at a height of more than 60 feet in front of the main gate, police checkpoint of Mahakaleshwar temple. The flag will be worshipped at 10 am on Monday. After this, at 10.30 am Shaiva Kala Sangam will be inaugurated in Mahakal Pravachan hall.
In charge collector reviewed the arrangements of the programme. He instructed the officials concerned to set up control room from Monday till the end of the programme for the successful organising of the mahotsav.
This control room will be open for 24 hours. It was informed in the meeting that on January 5 the exhibition will be inaugurated in front of Swami Santdas Udaseenn Ashram at Narsinh Ghat. The entire arrangement of exhibition and other programme is being done by Madhya Pradesh Madhyam.
The collector has instructed the officers concerned to arrange accommodation, vehicles and hospitality for guests coming from outside. In the meeting, the in charge collector inspected the silver flag and the seven coloured flag.
In charge collector inspected the sites of Shaiv Mahotsav along with administrative officials and Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (MTMC) and gave necessary directions to the authorities concerned regarding the arrangements.
The officials inspected the food site, Jhalaria Math, Narsinh Ghat Road exhibition site, Swami Santadas Udaseen Ashram and reviewed the arrangements in front of Mahakal Pravachan hall. The exhibition based on the replicas of twelve Jyotirlingas and Vedic philosophy will be held from January 5 to 7. A grand shobha yatra will be taken out from Mahakaleshwar temple on January 5 at 4pm.
Four chairs have been made for discussions of Shaiv ??Darshan under the Shaiv Mahotsav on January 5, 6 and 7. These chairs are – Sanatan Vyaspeeth at Swami Santadas Udaseen Ashram at Narsinh Ghat, Sanak Vyaspeeth at Sri Balamukund Ashram Jhalaria Math, Sunandan Vyaspeeth at Shree Balmukunda Ashram Jhalaria Math and Sanat Kumar Vyaspeeth at Mahakal Pravachan hall.