JAMMU, Oct 20: In connection with the “Vishwakarma Pooja Celebrations 2019, Pradesh Vishwakarma Sabha organized a grand “Sabha Shobha Yatra”, here today.
The Yatra was flagged off by Chedi Lal Vishwakarma, President of the Sabha and S Inderjeet Singh, (grandson of former President of India S Giani Jail Singh), Vice president Akhil Bhartiya Vishwakarma Mahasabha, Kolkatta,( ABVMS), along with local leaders including Rashpal Verma and Kuldeep Verma ( Ex- Vice Chairmen OBC Board) , R L Chargotra , Vice President and Puran Chargotra ( Advisor) Akhil Bhartiya Vishwakarma Mahasabha.
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People from all parts of Jammu province, including children and women, participated in the Shobha Yatra. Chanting of “Jai Vishwakarma” and singing of Bhajans on the slow moving trolleys added religious touch to the environment. The Yatra, comprising five ” Zhankis”, passed through the city roads, including Canal Road, Jewal Chowk, Gummat, Raghunath Bazar, City Chowk, Shalamar, Indira Chowk, KC Chowk and culminated back in the Vishwakarma Temple Gurha Bakshi Nagar Jammu. Community Langar was also arranged by the Sabha.
Yatra was greeted at various locations by other organisations. J&K Ravidas Sabha welcomed the Yatra at Guru Ravidas Dwara Krishna Nagar, Som Nath Majotra ( president BSP) along with his associates at Jewal Chowk. Management of Nek Hotel had arranged refreshment at Gummat while Prajapati Sabha J&K and Hotel Yatri welcomed the Shobha Yatra at Indira Chowk with stalls of drinking water and fruit..
Shashi Verma, President of the Sabha, informed that the Vishwakarma Day will be celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety, in each Vishwakarma Temple, on October 28 , the day following Diwali. He reiterated the demand of a “Gazetted Holiday” on Vishwakarma Day.
Sardar Inderjeet Singh and Chedi Lal Vishwakarma explained the significance of Vishwakarma Pooja in this age of science and technology. They said Lord Vishwakarma has created this wonderful universe which is infinite and scientists have succeeded to explore only a little bit of it.
Organising team included Charanjeet Chargotra , Raman Chalotra, Captain Lal Chand, Ramesh Angotra, Ram Lal, Sham Chargotra, Balwant Kataria, Vinod Jaral, Rajinder Verma, Om Kataria , Jagdish Raj, Gurmukh Singh, Bittu Verma, Mangal Dass Verma, Purshotam Chargotra and Joginder Angotra.