Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Shri Budha Amarnathji Yatra 2012

A batch of 1016 pilgrims, majority of them from Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and Punjab reached Poonch from Jammu in 29 vehicles here this evening.

The pilgrims were given receptions at Sunderbani, Rajouri, BG and at Poonch town where they will take night halt today.

The batch of pilgrims was received at Poonch by SSP Shamsheer Hussain, Addl SP, Poonch, Yougal Manhas, Yatra Nodal Officer Ashok Kumar besides SD Sabha president, VHP district body members, Akhara Mandir management committee and other prominent citizens.

District Administration, management committees of various religious bodies of Poonch have made elaborate boarding and lodging and other logistic arrangements for the yatris. ‘Langars’ have been set up by Akhara Mandir committee and Baba Biram Shah shrine management committee with the support of social organizations. Many locals are offering their services in the Langars.

These pilgrims have been accommodated at college, Higher Secondary schools, Geeta Bhawan and ITI building. These pilgrims will leave for Mandi town in the morning where shrine of Budha Amarnathji is located.

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