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Karan inaugurates silver door of Holy Sanctum Sanctorum of Raghunath Temple

JAMMU: Dr Karan Singh, Chairman Trustee of J&K Dharmarth Trust, along with Kunwarani Ritu Singh today inaugurated newly installed Silver Door of Holy Sanctum Sanctorum of Shree Raghunath ji Temple, Jammu.

On the occasion, Sr Advocate Ajay Gandotra, President of the Trust along with Ashok Kumar Sharma (SSP Retd), Secretary, Varinder Jamwal, Additional Secretary, Dr Shiv Kumar Raina, Chairman of J&K Dharmarth Trust Advisory Committee and staff of the Trust gave a warm welcome to the Hon’ble Chairman Trustee by presenting him a bouquet amidst chanting of Vedic Mantras by the Temple Priests.

After inaugurating the Silver Door of Holy Sanctum, the former Member Parliament paid obeisance at the Shri Raghunath ji Temple and prayed for the peace, progress and prosperity of the Union Territory. He performed Aarti at the Main sanctum of Raghunath ji Temple. He also performed Pooja at Natraj ji Temple and also visited various temples situated in the premises of Shri Raghunathji Temple.

The Chairman Trustee also interacted with the senior functionaries of the Trust and asked them to work with more zeal and dedication and make all possible efforts in providing adequate facilities to the visiting pilgrims.

Later, the former Member Parliament along with Kunwarani Ritu Singh inaugurated the Donation Counter established in the memory of Maharani Yashorajya Laxmi ji in the temple premises.

The Chairman Trustee also visited the Shree Ranbir Sanskrit Research Institute and Library in the temple premises and monitored the ongoing work of digitization of rare Manuscript by a professional team deputed from New Delhi. He said this library has a treasure of rare and precious manuscripts for the scholars of the country, especially those in pursuing research studies in Sanskrit.

Later, Dr Karan Singh also inaugurated the Senior Citizen Library in the Shree Ranbir Sanskrit Research Institute and Library complex. He mentioned that this library has a collection of more than six thousand books.

Dr Karan Singh said that senior citizens are the most precious component of the society as they have devoted the precious part of their life in building the society and the nation and in this phase of life it is the prime duty of one and all to take utmost care of this section.

S.M Shani, former Director Tourism and Convener INTACH Jammu Chapter, Arvind Kotwal, Convenor INTACH; B.L Bhat Chairman Nagdandi Ashram and many other prominent citizens were present.


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