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DEVOTEES SEEK MAHANT DASS’S BLESSING AT JHANDA MELA

Thursday, 08 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- A day after the raising of the holy flag pole at Shri Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib, a large number of devotees congregated on Wednesday to offer their prayers and seeks blessings from the Mahant Devendra Dass. Addressing the devotees on the occasion, the Mahant exhorted them to come forward for leading an ideal...

DEVOTEES RAISE NEW FLAG POLE TO MARK BEGINNING OF JHANDA MELA

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Keeping alive a tradition believed to be  many centuries old, devotees raised a new flag pole at Sri Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib on Tuesday which also marked the start of the Jhanda Mela. According to the organisers, it is estimated that about 10 lakh devotees from Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan and...

SANGATS ARRIVE TO PARTICIPATE IN JHANDA FAIR

Tuesday, 06 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- To participate in the famous Jhanda Fair, the devotees from different parts of the country have arrived in Dehradun. On Monday, the Sangats ( groups of devotees) were given  ‘Gurumantra’ by Mahant Devendra Dass. Speaking on the occasion, he said that the person who follows the path described by Guru, attains the feeling of...

DEVOTEES BEGIN TO ARRIVE FOR TUESDAY’S JHANDA MELA

Monday, 05 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Devotees from different States and abroad have started arriving here for the historical Jhanda Mela set to start on Tuesday. According to the organisers of the historical fair, as on Sunday evening a large number of devotees were arriving here from Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and other parts of the country....

DEHRADUN SPLASHED IN HOLI COLOURS

Sunday, 04 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The festival of colour Holi was celebrated with fervour across the State on Friday. A favorable weather helped the festivity reach its zenith. However, with the board examination a few days away, many of the youngsters chose to stay indoors instead of participating in the festival as they love to. Like elsewhere in the...

CHILDREN IMPRESS FOREIGNERS THROUGH SONGS, DRAMAS

Thursday, 22 February 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- Children presented folk dances, songs and dramas for the foreign guests during an International Cultural Exchange Meet held in Dehradun on Wednesday.  The group  of the foreigners included people from Canada, USA, Austria and France among others. The prime aim of the meet was to blend education with culture and creativity, said the organisers...

VASANT PANCHAMI CELEBRATED WITH LOTS OF ENTHUSIASM

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 | PNS | Dehradun- The festival of Vasant Panchami was celebrated with enthusiasm in different parts of the State on Monday. Vasant Panchami is associated with youthfulness, energy, love and celebrating nature. In the provisional state capital of state people visited temples and offered prayers and garlands to goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, art and culture. Vasant...

Cabinet minister Prakash Pant speaks at Saksham 2018 programme at IIP

PNS/Haldwani A large number of people thronged National Saras Mela being now held in Haldwani and purchased items of their choice on Friday. Eighteen stalls of self- help groups have been registered on Friday, taking the number of stalls for the fair to 226.  Cultural nights are being arranged too to attract the locals. Kaladhungi MLA Banshidhar Bhagat and Haldwani Mayor  Jogendra...

DEVOTEES THRONG LORD JAGANNATH’S RATH YATRA IN LARGE NUMBER

PNS/ Dehradun- Large number of devotees participated in the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath at provisional state capital on Sunday. The Rath Yatra was organised by the Jagannath Rath Yatra Samiti. The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat led the devotees in offering prayers at the start of the procession at Parade ground. As per the tradition, the CM,...

LAKHS OF DEVOTEES TAKE HOLY DIP ON MAKAR SANKRANTI

PNS/Haridwar- Since early morning pilgrims started making a beeline towards the Ganga river at Har ki Paidi on Sunday.  The cold weather failed to dampen the spirits of the pilgrims who had started coming to the city a day ago on Saturday. Amidst tight security the snan passed off peacefully. By the end of the day, nearly five lakh pilgrims had...