SMVDSB starts free langar for Vaishno devi pilgrims

KATRA: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) on Thursday launched a free langar facility at Tarakote, which falls on a picturesque route on way to the cave shrine.

SMVDSB Chief Executive Officer Simrandeep Singh said the community kitchen will cater to pilgrims round-the-clock and throughout the year with the beautiful backdrop of floating fountains and Trikuta hills.

Amidst the chanting of mantras, the facility was formally inaugurated by a group of pilgrims from Mumbai, in the presence of the additional CEO and other officers of the board.

The facility has commenced at the already existing spacious bhojanalaya at Tarakote, which can cater to around 200 pilgrims at a time, Singh said. (AGENCIES)