Foundation Stone Laid for Rs 3.85 Crore Yatri Bhawan at Kheer Bhawani


SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday laid the foundation stone for Yatri Bhawan at Mata Kheer Bhawani Temple, Tulmulla, Ganderbal. The Bhawan, to be constructed at a cost of Rs 3.85 crore, will enhance the pilgrimage experience by offering comfortable lodging and sanitation facilities. “We expect to complete the Bhawan in the next 8 months, and it will accommodate 1,000 pilgrims,” LG Sinha said.

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The Lt Governor paid obeisance to Mata Kheer Bhawani and prayed for peace, prosperity, happiness, and well-being for all. He interacted with the devotees and extended his heartiest greetings on the auspicious occasion.

Addressing the media, the Lt Governor reiterated the commitment of the UT Administration to augment facilities for the devotees of Mata Kheer Bhawani.

The Lt Governor also appreciated the efforts of the District Administration, Relief Commissioner’s Office, Police & Security Forces, and all stakeholders for the smooth conduct of the Mela.

He noted that over 30,000 devotees paid obeisance at Mela Kheer Bhawani this year. “Around 200 buses have arrived from Jammu, and the administration and citizens have ensured the best possible facilities for the devotees,” the Lt Governor said.

During his visit to the holy shrine at Tulmulla, Ganderbal, the Lt Governor also interacted with members of the Kashmiri Pandit Community and discussed various issues.



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