Raja Syed Rather
Ganderbal, Jun 2: The district administration Ganderbal Thursday said that the annual Mela of Kheer Bhawani will be observed with great religious fervour and enthusiasm.
Talking to reporters at Ganderbal, the Deputy Commissioner of the district Shayambir said that some social media reports suggesting cancellation of Mela Kheer Bhawani are totally baseless as the district administration has already erected tents and lighting arrangements are being put in place. “The annual Mela will be celebrated with great religious fervour on June 8,” he said.
He urged Kashmiri Pandits to participate in the annual festival in large numbers. Present on the occasion, SSP Ganderbal Nikhil Borkar said that elaborate security arrangements are in place for smooth Kheer Bhawani Mela on June 8.
He said night and day patrolling has been started besides highest alertness is being maintained at all levels
In the district to keep eye on anti-national elements.