Ramnavami celebrated with fervour in Jammu

Friday, Apr 15, 2016,16:19 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Jammu | The festival of Ramnavami to mark the birth of Lord Rama was celebrated today with religious fervour and gaiety across the Jammu region. People in large number thronged various temples across the region to pay their obeisance to Lord Rama.

Today marks the end of nine days of Navratra fasting and the birth anniversary of Lord Rama. We have come to pay our obeisance at the famous Raghunath temple dedicated to Lord Rama in the city, Pooja Jamwal, a resident of Jammu said. Long queues could be seen outside the temples in the region especially outside Raghunath temple and Bawe Wali Mata temple.

People from other faiths were also seen greeting their Hindu brethren on the auspicious day. Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, besides other members of her Council of Ministers, also extended their greetings to the people of Jammu and Kashmir on this occasion.