Bihar to celebrate century with ‘blues’!

Bihar will be swathed in blue during the three-day Bihar Diwas celebrations, beginning from March 22. Cultural and social programmes will mark the start of celebrations which will continue for the whole year. All heritage buildings and many other structures — including the residence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Raj Bhavan — will be illuminated in blue. The State Government even has appealed to people to illuminate their houses in the same colour. “During the celebration time, the entire State will turn into a blue zone, with lights illuminating every nook and cranny. The colour was selected by Government officials,” said Bihar Tourism Minister Sunil Kumar Pintu. The department has reportedly planned to illuminate Gandhi Setu Bridge connecting north Bihar with central Bihar in the same colour. Besides, all the important buildings around the historical Gandhi Maidan will be decorated with blue lights. The three-day cultural extravaganza at Gandhi Maidan promises to be a… Read More