203105 pay obeisance at Shiv Khori Shrine during Mahashivratri Mela
REASI, FEBRUARY 26- As many asÂ Â 203105 pilgrims paid obeisance at theÂ Shiv Khori Shrine during the three day Mahashivratri festivalÂ while about 14 lakh pilgrims visited the holy shrine the last year.
This was informed by Executive Officer Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board (SSKSB), Om Parkash today. He said that this year from January 1st to February 25,Â Â 306660Â pilgrims visited the shrine and a 50 percent increase in the pilgrimageÂ isÂ expected in the current year.
He further apprised that the Board and district administration had made elaborate arrangements for the Mela and all efforts are afoot to improve facilities for the pilgrims. AlsoÂ live telecast of Aarti from inside the cave has been a major step which has attracted pilgrims in large number.