Prayers for peace, prosperity and end to epidemic: Sahni
JAMMU, OCT:. 39th Chhari Yatra of Shiv Sena (Bala Saheb Thackeray) to Shree Mata Vaishno Devi left from Jammu in the form of a colourful procession amid drum beats with a huge crowd of devotees singing Bhajans in praise and glory of Maa Bhagwati today.
The entire environment reverberated with slogans “Jai Mata Di’ raised vociferously by the devotees in honour of Mother Goddess. It is pertinent to mention here that before commencing the Yatra procession the devotees including the Shiv Sena party leaders from Maharashtra and other States worshipped the ‘Akhand Jyoti’ and the ‘Chhari Mubarak’ as per the traditional rituals. Thereafter all the Shiv Sainiks left for the religious city of Katra in the colourful procession passed through Vikram Chowk, Dogra Chowk, Hari Market, Raghunath Bazar, Purani Mandi and Parade before boarding the buses.
Addressing media persons president Jammu and Kashmir unit Manish Sahni informed that ‘Charri Puja’ shall be held in the holy cave of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji on the first day of Navratra besides the ‘Darshan’ of Maa Bhagwati at the sacrum sacrosanct of the Shrine. A special programme was organized at the party’s state office Jammu to felicitate and honour the Party leaders
Maa Bhagwati’s chunari and Dogra turban
who have arrived here from Maharashtra and other states. At Katra , Shrine Board officials , party Reasi president Bhuri Singh and Vikal Abrol, head of Katra unit, warmly welcomed the Chadi Yatra by showering flowers. Sahni said that they all will specially pray for end to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic besides peace and prosperity of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory.
Sahni appreciated the cooperation extended by the administration, especially the Jammu and Kashmir Traffic Police. A huge bhandara was also organized in Shiv Sena office Jammu. On this occasion national organizer Gulab Chand Dubey, Ashok Tiwari, Vinay Shukla, senior leader Sunil Manjrekar, Punjab Party President Yograj Sharma, Uttar Pradesh President Anil Singh and senior leaders from Maharashtra and other states were present from the party high command.
In Katra, Shrine Board officials and market association president Bhuri Singh and Vikal Abrol, head of Katra Reasi unit, warmly welcomed the Chadi Yatra by showering flowers and welcomed Shiv Sena leaders with Maa Bhagwati’s chunari and Dogra turban