SRINAGAR, JUNE 18, KDC: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha extended his heartiest greetings on the eve of auspicious occasion of Jyeshtha Ashtami to all people, especially Kashmiri Pandit community.
In his message, the Lt Governor said that Jyeshtha Ashtami holds immense religious importance for our Kashmiri Pandit brothers and sisters. The Kheer Bhawani Mela organized at Mata Kheer Bhawani Temple has become a symbol of communal harmony and brotherhood in Kashmir, over the years.
The religious sanctity of Mata Kheer Bhawani Temple, constructed above a sacred spring has a special spiritual significance among the devotees from across the world.
Festival like Kheer Bhawani Mela is an example of pluralistic values of the land of Sufi Saints and Rishis, an abode of rich cultural harmony, spirituality and mysticism, observed the Lt Governor.
May the blessings of Mata Kheer Bhawani bring sustained peace, development and prosperity in the UT, and well being & happiness in everyone’s life, prayed the Lt Governor. (KDC)