After 19 years of the formation of Chhattisgarh, the very first time state will have a holiday on the chhattisgarhi festival Teeja Pola and women will celebrate the festival at the Chief Minister's residence.

On August 30, the festival of women's Teeja will be celebrated enthusiastically at the Chief Minister's residence. To make the occasion memorable, the State Women's Congress held a meeting today. CM Bhupesh Baghel has declared a public holiday on this day. Teeja-Pola is the main festival of Chhattisgarh and working women had to face many problems on this festival. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel understood this problem of women and announced a public holiday on this day with the thought of celebrating the festival of Teeja-Pola in accordance with the sentiments of women. There is great enthusiasm among women with this declaration

After 19 years of state formation, no Chief Minister had organized Teja-Pola at the Chief Minister's residence. This is the first time that the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister has dedicated his residence to women for a day to encourage, empower and honor women at his residence. The Chief Minister has invited women of all the societies of the state on the occasion of Teeja-Pola

Member of parliament Chaya Verma, State Women and Child Development Minister Anila Bhediya , Karuna Shukla and Kiranmayi Nayak have entrusted the responsibility of the program to the women present.

State Chief Spokesperson Shobha Yadav has informed that the dress code for Teeja is  red, green and yellow and right from 10 am to 4 pm, women will participate in various competitions, besides sports and henna, at the Chief Minister's residence.