Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Tuesday extended his warm greetings to the people on the eve of the auspicious occasion of Jyeshtha Ashtami.
In a message, the Lt Governor said that the auspicious occasion is a celebration of righteous living, love, compassion and harmony. It holds immense religious and cultural importance for the people of the UT, especially Kashmiri Pandit community. Let us pray to Mata Kheer Bhawani to guide us on the path of righteousness and bless our land with peace, happiness and prosperity, Lt Governor said.
May this auspicious occasion strengthen bonds of brotherhood and may Mata Kheer Bhawani shower her blessings on people for years to come,” he added.
Every year, on this auspicious day, Kheer Bhawani Mela is organized at Mata Kheer Bhawani temple in Tulmulla, Ganderbal and devotees from across the world visit the holy temple to pay their obeisance.