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J&K: Union minister Jitendra Singh inaugurates Shiv Khori Mela

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

today inaugurated the three-day Shiv Khori Mela at Ransoo in district of and Kashmir.

Thousands of devotees from across the country visit the famous cave on the occasion of Maha Shivratri festival to seek blessings of lord Shiva.

The in the prime minister's office inaugurated the festival in the presence of for Tourism Priya Sethi, and Hemant Kumar, besides a large number of devotees, an said.

The traditional festival is being organized jointly by tourism department, and district administration

Felicitating local people and devotees on the occasion, the said all out efforts are being made to ensure massive development in and Kashmir.

He listed some mega development projects sanctioned and completed in Reasi, Kathua, Udhampur and Doda districts.

The also announced Rs 1.20 crore from fund for development in the Ransoo areas which include Rs 60 lakhs for constructing toilet complex in convergence mode, 40 lakhs for Yatri Niwas and 20 lakhs for tube wells, the said.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 20:05 IST