J&K always promoted inclusive cultural: LG

Pays obeisance at Martand Surya Temple

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 16: On the holy occasion of Surya Saptami, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha paid obeisance to Lord ShriMartand at Martand Surya Temple, Paloura, Jammu on Friday.

He participated in the Mahayagya organised by MartandTirath Trust and prayed for the peace, progress and prosperity of one and all.

Since time immemorial Jammu Kashmir is known as the land of spirituality and one of the main centres of learning and knowledge in the country. It has always promoted inclusive cultural ecosystem and kept alive time-tested traditional wisdom, the Lt Governor said.

The Lt Governor interacted with the people and extended his hearty greetings on the auspicious occasion.

He said, under the guidance of Prime Minister NarendraModi, the vision of ‘VikasBhiVirasatBhi’ has been transformed into a peoples’ movement.

He called upon the people to rededicate themselves to promote social harmony and collectively work for the upliftment of the weaker sections of the society.

AK Sidha, President, ShriMartandTirath Trust; AvtarKrishan, Chairman; TK Tickoo, General Secretary, other members of MartandTirath Trust and people from different walks of life were present.

Dr.ArvindKarwani, Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner (Migrants) J&K and senior officials of UT Administration were also present.

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