Indian Hindu Pilgrims Reach Katas Raj Mandir in Chakwal

Thu Mar 07 2024
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LAHORE: Indian Hindu pilgrims reached Katas Raj Mandir in Chakwal by special buses on Thursday, amidst strict security, to participate in Shivratri celebrations.

Addressing the media, Vishwa Nath Bajaj, delegation leader, commended the accommodation and transportation arrangements, made by the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) for the pilgrims.

He expressed gratitude to the ETPB head and the Government of Pakistan. Other members of the delegation also appreciated the arrangements.

Hindu Pilgrims to Attend Ceremonies

A board spokesperson said that the central ceremony of the Maha Shivratri would be held on Friday at the historic Katas Raj Mandir in Chakwal, in which different political, social, and religious leaders will participate.

As per their religious customs, Hindu pilgrims will perform rituals such as ‘Devi Mala’ and other ceremonies on March 9 before going back to Lahore on March 10.


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