Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi inaugurated the Maligaon Kalibari Durga Puja on Friday morning. The sixth day of Navaratri is celebrated as Maha Shashti, the day when Maa Durga is placed on the pandals to worship the Goddess. The day marks the beginning of the festival and is commemorated with great zeal and fervor by all devotees.
Governor Mukhi also seeks blessings from Maa Durga along with his wife and offers special puja at Kali Temple in Kalibari.
The Governor offers prayer seeking peace and harmony in the society.
Meanwhile, the people of Assam are also geared up to celebrate the festival of Durga Puja with the beginning of the festival today with Maha Shashti and the puja pandals are seen placing the idols in the mandaps which marks the beginning of the four day festival.