Vohra, Omar greet people on Kheer Bhawani Mela
1200 devotees leave for Kashmir
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu/Srinagar, June 18: As many as 1264 devotees, comprising 489 males, 536 females and 246 children left for Ganderbal in 33 buses to celebrate Kheer Bhawani Mela at Tulmulla.
Meanwhile, Governor, N N Vohra, has greeted the people on the eve of Kheer Bhawani Mela.
In his message, he said the festival symbolizes communal harmony and brotherhood which are the hallmark of the pluralistic ethos of the state.
Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has greeted Kashmiri Pandits on the eve of Mela Khir Bhawani. He wished peace and prosperity to the state and well being of the people on the occasion.
Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand visited Mata Khir Bhawani Shrine and reviewed the arrangements.
He paid obeisance and prayed for the welfare and prosperity of the country in general and J&K. He said the Government had taken steps for the return of Pandits to the Valley.
The Peoples Democratic Party Patron, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed and President Mehbooba Mufti also greeted the people on the eve of Mela Kheer Bhawani.
In a message, the duo said the festival epitomizes mutual brotherhood and communal amity.
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Lastupdate on : Fri, 18 Jun 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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