The week-long Kharchi Puja began at Khayerpur in the West Tripura district on Saturday morning.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year mela was canceled.
MLA Ratan Chakraborty announced this after holding a meeting with the officials concerned on Monday.
This year Bhog facility would not be available for the devotees.
During this festival, 14 deities are worshipped. Shiva, Durga, Vishnu, Laxmi, Saraswati, Kartik, Ganesha, Brahma, Abadhi, Chandra, Ganga, Agni, Kamdev and Himadri.
Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb greeted the people on the occasion of Kharchi Puja.
Former opposition leader of Tripura Sudip Roy Barman also greeted the people on the occasion of Kharchi Puja