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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Pakistani Hindus, Sikkim CM pay obeisance at Vaishno Devi Shrine in Kashmir

By Gopinath Kumar (Executive Editor)
Tuesday, June 6, 2010
(PHOTO : Shri Mata Vaishno Devi in Jammu & Kashmir)
Jammu : A group of 213 Hindus from Pakistan and Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chalming paid obeisance at the world famous Shri Mata Vaishno Devi cave shrine situated in Trikuta Hills of mountainous Reasi district, official sources here told UNI.

Likewise every year a batch of 213 Hindu devotees comprising 143 men, 50 women and 20 children under the banner of Yog Mata Mandal Trust, Sindh yesterday reached holy Katra town, said.

After performing hawans and offering special prayers at the cave shrine, the 22 families from Sindh in Pakistan, would return back tomorrow.

The Hindu devotees will further visit Jammu, Haridwar, Indore, Raipur, Jalgaon and Swaran Mandir and on July 25, they will leave for Pakistan, sources added.

This is for the third consecutive year, a batch of Hindu devotees from Pakistan reached Katra town under the banner of Yog Mata Trust for Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrimage.

The Sikkim Chief Minister also visited the cave shrine last night to pay obeisance.

Mr Chamling along with family last night reached Bhawan and after performing prayers in the morning aarti, he will leave for Jammu and fly back to Sikkim, sources further added.

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