The eastern states of India – Jharkhand, Bihar, Odisha, and West Bengal along with 1 Union Territory Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been constantly showing great improvement and attracting travelers. The month of May has till now proved to be a month of great developments. If you are planning to visit India soon, make sure you do not miss traveling to this part of the country.
Advanced Version of BrahMos Missile Successfully Tested in Andaman and Nicobar Islands (May 3rd)
The Indian army was successful in testing the advanced BrahMos Block III land attack cruise missile in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The missile was test fired for two consecutive days and the army said that the missile met all the parameters on both the days.
The army also confirmed that it is the fifth consecutive time when missile’s Block III version was launched and tested successfully. A reference statement said, “These successful firings of the supersonic cruise missile were carried out in full operational land-to-land configurations from Mobile Autonomous Launchers (MAL) at its full-range.”
West Bengal Won’t Participate in Centre’s Swachhta Survey (May 5th)
Indian state West Bengal is the only state that did not participate in the center’s cleanliness survey, according to the results.
A ministry official said, “There are 60 cities in West Bengal which could have participated in the survey. However, they did not do so.” Previously Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had launched ‘Mission Nirmal Bangla’ to make West Bengal open-defecation free (ODF) and thus she believed there was no point in participating in the survey.
Previously too Mamata Banerjee has skipped Niti Aayog’s Governing Council. So according to the Swacch Surveksh – 2017, only 434 cities were ranked in the plan. Indore has emerged as the cleanest city while Gonda was declared the dirtiest city according to the survey.
Invest in Real Estate in West Bengal Today
People have high hopes on Real Estate Regulation Act as it is yet to be implemented in West Bengal. People who have been facing problems regarding possession of their properties feel that have now got better opportunities.
“It is a very important legislation. For a long time, we have been hearing about a lot of projects which are not getting completed. A lot of buyers are facing difficulties in getting possession and lack of transparency in many documentations. This is intended to address the whole issue. Developers will have to be more transparent and more upfront with their proposals and the buyers will also have the rights to certain grievance management or grievance redressal mechanisms in case certain things don’t happen,”
said Harshvardhan Neotia, Chairman of Ambuja Neotia Group. So if you have invested in West Bengal Real Estate, now is the time to rejoice.
Enjoy Celebrating Chandan Yatra in Orissa
Chandan Yatra, alternatively also known as Gandhalepana Yatra is one of the longest festivals of Orissa. Celebrated at Jagannath Temple at Puri, the length of this festival is 42 days.
The date of the origin of his festival tracks back to the Mahabharata era when the Pandavas were in their final year of exile. King Virata befriend the Pandavas and asked them to help him see Lord Krishna. One of the Pandavas, Yudhishitra asked the king to organize a boat rowing festival.
Hearing about the festival, Lord Krishna along with his brother Balarama and Pandavas arrived at the palace. On their arrival, the king offered them a sandal paste in fragrant water. Lord Krishna and others enjoyed the festival. Thus from that day onwards, Chandan yatra is conducted to commemorate the event.