Sabha to organize grand function on Kabir Jayanti

President Kabir Sabha talking to reporters at Jammu on Saturday.
President Kabir Sabha talking to reporters at Jammu on Saturday.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, June 2: All J&K Shari Sad Guru Kabir Sabha while complimenting the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah and his Cabinet colleagues for declaring restricted holiday on Kabir Jayanti falling on June 4 has demanded allotment of land for construction of a grand temple of this spiritual saint of India in Jammu.
Talking to reporters here today president of the Sabha F C Bhagat said that the land available with Kabir temple at Janipur is not sufficient to accommodate a huge rush of devotees during the celebration of Kabir Jayanti.
“The Government should allot the land to Sabha in Jammu or outskirts where a grand and magnificent temple of Bhagat Kabir can be constructed and the Jayanti celebrations and other religious get-togethers are held from time to time”, he added.
He said on the occasion of Kabir Jayanti this year the Sabha will organize a grand Shoba Yatra, which will start from Satwari Chowk in the morning. The yatra comprising of various Jankis and 600 to 700 vehicles will pass via Main Stop Gandhi Nagar, Vikram Chowk, K C Morh, Shakuntala, Ambphalla and culminate at Kabir Mandir Janipur where the great Sant will be paid obeisance on his birthday by the devotees.
He said the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah will be the chief guest during the function and Sabha feels its pleasuer in greeting him for declaring the restricted holiday on Kabir Jayanti.
Besides the Sabha will also honour the newly appointed IAS, IPS, IFS, KAS, KPS and students selected in other professional courses, he said, adding the Sabha will also honour the students who have secured 85 percent or more marks in matric and higher classes examinations. The Sabha has also extended invitation to all ministers MLAs and MLCs to attend the function and pay obeisance to Sant Kabir.
Others present in the press conference included G R Bhagat, senior vice president, J L Bhagat, Ex president, Ashok Kumar Bhagat and Madan Lal vice presidents, Col (retd) Swarn Singh (advisor) district presidents from Reasi, Rajouri, Kathua, Kishtwar, Ramban, Udhampur and office bearers including Surinder Bhagat.


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