SRINAGAR: Around 50,000 pilgrims are expected to visit Kheer Bhawani and other places across Jammu and Kashmir this year, as announced by the Mata Kheer Bhawani Yatra Welfare Society on Tuesday.
During a news conference, the Mata Kheer Bhawani Yatra Welfare Society stated that arrangements are being made for the pilgrims at Kheer Bhawani and other places ahead of the Mela.
They further said that the administration has geared up to take adequate measures and ensure elaborate arrangements for the pilgrims, as they do every year.
Mata Kheer Bhawani Yatra Welfare Society expects at least 40,000-50,000 pilgrims to visit and do darshan this year. However, there is a need to restore both ladies and gents toilets at Kheer Bhawani, which have been defunct for the past two years, and some other renovations need to be done at Kheer Bhawani.
“The district administration has been directed to restore the facilities. We are expecting speedy work in this regard and hope that the work will be completed ahead of the Mela,” said Mata Kheer Bhawani Yatra Welfare Society . (KNO).