Over 30,000 paid obeisance at Kheer Bhawani temple


SRINAGAR, JUNE 14: The Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday said an over 30,000 devotees paid obeisance at Kheer Bhawani temple at Tulmulla, Ganderbal.

Disclosing that a Yatri Niwas to accommodate 1000 pilgrims will be completed during the next eight months there, he after paying obeisance at the Kheer Bhawani temple told reporters that an over 30,000 devotees visited the Temple this time. “The devotees were ferried in over 200 buses from Jammu,” he said.

The LG said that administration, relief trust and the locals of the area had ensured best possible facilities to facilitate devotees at the Temple. “Last year, when I came here, pilgrims requested for a Yatri Niwas. I spoke to officials concerned and the Yatri Niwas that will accommodate 1000 pilgrims will come up in the next eight months,” he said.

Meanwhile, Chief Secretary Atal Dullo also paid obeisance at the shrine and sought blessings of Mata Kheer Bhawani.