Imphal, Sep 17: Vishwakarma Puja held throughout the state today with traditional gaiety.
All the workshops were closed down to observe the day.
The engineering departments of the state government observed the day by performing rituals.
Special feasts were also organised on the occassion.
All the printing press, industries also observed the day.
Lord Vishwakarma is considered to be the presiding deity of all craftsmen and architects.
He is the divine draftsman of the whole universe, and the builder of all the gods' palaces, chariots and weapons.