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Vaishno Devi shrine decked up for Navratras starting from April 13

Last Updated on April 12, 2021 at 6:10 pm

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board has made elaborate arrangements to facilitate the pilgrims who are likely to visit the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi during Navratras commencing from tomorrow.

In this context, Ramesh Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board, today visited Bhawan and various other locations on the track and on spot reviewed these arrangements. He also took stock of the arrangements at Yatra Registration Counters at Katra and, besides, at Darshani Deodi, Banganga, Adhkuwari, Tarakote Marg, Sanjichhat, Himkoti Marg, Bhawan, Bhairon Complex and at other locations enroute Katra to Bhawan with Dy. CEOs, other officers, concerned engineers as well as Area and Unit Heads of the Shrine Board.

These arrangements, interalia, include ensuring round the clock water and power supply all along the tracks leading to the Shrine, sanitisation, medicare and availability of special “fast related” food at the catering outlets of the Shrine Board. He also reviewed the arrangements which have been put in place for ensuring strict enforcement of all the precautionary measures vis-à-vis COVID-19 protocols and guidelines.

Giving details of these arrangements, the CEO said that like in the past, the Bhawan of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi and the area surrounding it have been beautifully decorated with exquisite flowers. 

Likewise, the illumination of Bhawan area with attractive and colourful lights has also been done. He added that as was done in the last year’s Shardiya Navratras, there will be bhajan and bhaint performances by the renowned artistes during Morning and Evening Atka Aarti during these Navratras also.

The Shat Chandi Maha Yagya will be telecast live from 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 noon daily during the Navratras.