J-K Governor,Omar greets people on Navratra

The Governor says Navratras have a special significance for devotees who visit holy cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi.

Written by Agencies | Jammu | Published: March 22, 2012 5:28:16 pm

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today greeted people on the eve of Navratra.

In his message,the Governor observed that the Navratras have a special significance for devotees who visit holy cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi in large numbers during this auspicious period.

He also extended warm greetings to Kashmiri pandits who celebrate the day of First Navratra as Navreh — the beginning of the New year and onset of spring.

In his message issued here,the Chief Minister highlighted the State’s rich tradition of celebrating the holy occasions and festivals in amity and brotherhood.

He called for strengthening this ethos of the State. He also mentioned the observance of the day by Kashmiri Pandits as Navreh (New Year Day) and also conveyed them greetings and best wishes for the New Year.

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