First batch of Trishul Bhaint Yatra flagged off

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 7/2/2013 12:14:01 AM

BHADERWAH, July 1: A day long annual Trishul Bhaint Yatra of Mata Chandi, which started from Doda city in the morning here today, reached the temple of Goddess Chandi at village Chinote Bhaderwah in the afternoon.
The yatra was accorded a rousing reception at various places enroute Bhaderwah.
At Bhaderwah, the yatra was received by a large number of officers including Sub Division Magistrate Bhaderwah Dr. R.K. Bharti (KAS), Roop Lal Bhagat, ASP, Tehsildar, SDPO and a large number of local and other devotees were present on the occasion. Nearly, 15000 people participated in the yatra.
The pilgrims amidst chanting of slogans of Mata Chandi had darshan of diety at village Chinote temple.
After Trishul Bhaint ceremony and other religious rituals the yatra will proceed back for Doda in the evening. Elaborate arrangements of drinking water, electricity, first aid, fire and emergency services and security were made by the local administration for the yatra.



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