After 7 day gala, Subash Mela concludes at Mayabunder

Port Blair
30 Jan 2017
The 16th Subash Mela-cum-exhibition which began on January 23 and witnessed huge participation from thousands of people in the North & Middle Andaman District, ended on Sunday. Addressing the valedictory function, Mr Arava Gopi Krishana, Deputy Commissioner, North & Middle Andaman District said that with the full cooperation of the people of the North & Middle Andaman District, Mayabunder had brought this Subash mela-cum-exhibition a grant success and was fully free from neither man-made nor any natural disaster.
Visitors made a bee-line to various departmental stalls, some were seen busy in buying of cloth items, some ladies were seen in buying of different kitchenwares, the shopkeepers had a very tough time while handling of so many customers at a time but all shopkeepers had a very brisk business for the first time till all these years of  Subash Melas. The 16th Subash mela-cum-exhibition had depicted the entire picture of the North & Middle Andaman District and its participation, since it was a people-friendly mela, daily thousand’s of visitor’s were seen pouring in for taking a glimpse of nicely decorated government stalls, private stalls. The various cultural, individual dances, skit group, solo songs and so many other programmes daily in the exhibition arena added festive colours to the Subash Mela.
There were other games like tug of war, dingy race, cycle race, marathon and indoor, outdoor games which thrilled one and all added feathe’s to the seven-day mela-cum-exhibition. For the first time visitors of all ages had the option of participating in various games won prizes. The founder members and the widows of freedom fighters were fecilitated on January 23 by the chief guest of the day. The entire programme from the first day was telecast live on local channels. Mr Benadickt, Assistant Director (Admn.), District office Mayabunder proposed the vote of thanks.