Jadugora: Preparations for Ganesh Puja and Durga Puja kicked off at Jadugora on Friday with members of Jadugora More Chowk Durga Puja and Ganesh Puja Committee organizing bhumi pujan ceremony on Friday.
DSP Ajit Vimal led the bhumi pujan ceremony in the presence of a large number of people.
The committee members said the puja was first organized in 1968 by senior citizens of the locality. After a long time, this year’s puja has been dedicated to the senior citizens.
This year the committee is celebrating Golden Jubilee anniversary.
A puja pandal modelled on a grand temple will be built this year at a cost of Rs 10 lakh.
Among those present during the bhumi pujan ceremony included Sushil Agrawal, Gopal Singh Bisht, Sanjeev Laha, Prem Gupta, Sudhir Kashyam, Rajesh Kumar, Upendra Sharma, Uday Laha, Sanju Barik, Amit Sao and Girish Sao.