Pays obeisance at Shankaracharya Temple, prays for peace, prosperity, unity
SRINAGAR: The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Shab-e-Meraj and Mahashivratri being celebrated together today with fervour and gaiety across the nation.
On the occasion, Div Com paid obeisance at Shri Shankaracharya temple and performed Hawan during which he prayed for peace and prosperity of Jammu and Kashmir and entire nation.
He said these festivals teach brotherhood, unity and harmony among diverse communities. He also said that all the facilities have been made available for the convenience of devotees at Shankaracharya and various other temples.
Meanwhile, SMC, Mayor also visited Shankaracharya temple and interacted with devotees and extended his greetings and best wishes to them.
On the occasion, he said that a good number of local and non-local devotees have visited the temple and said that he expects the number will increase in coming years.
Mahashivratri was also celebrated by the local Hindu Community at other temples in Srinagar including Shri Hanuman Temple, Shri Ganpatyar Temple etc.