Itanagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday shared glimpses of the Parshuram Kund Festival in Arunachal Pradesh. He said that the Parshuram Kund Festival to be held in the Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh from January 12 to 16 is “a unique opportunity” to explore the state.
Sharing a tweet thread by Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu, the Prime Minister said the Festival looks like a blissful experience.
“Looks like a blissful experience, a unique opportunity to explore Arunachal Pradesh,” the Prime Minister tweeted.
CM Khandu soon after launching the festival logo and official website of Parshuram Kund Festival, 2023 on Saturday wrote on Twitter: “Shimmery aqua blue water at Parshuram Kund and the holy shrine remind of sage Parshuram.
“Come feel vibrations of this iconic place, be part of Parshuram Kund Festival, the Kumbh of Northeast, from January 12-16,” Khandu said in a bid to woo visitors to the pilgrimage centrE.
Parshuram Kund, located at Wakro in Lohit district, sees an annual gathering of pilgrims from various parts of the country and abroad who come for a holy dip at the Kund on the occasion of Makar Sankranti (which usually falls on January 14-15). It is believed that a dip in the holy waters of Parshuram Kund washes away all the sins.