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Navratra Festival: Rakesh enters in mega final of Bhaint contest Impressive cultural procession mesmerises devotees

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Source: state times




ST NEWS SERVICE
KATRA: As a part of on-going Navratra Festival being organized by Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) and Department of Tourism in collaboration with District Administration and local organisations at Katra, a scintillating cultural procession depicting rich culture of the State and other parts of the country was taken out from Asia Crossing, where the Minister of State for Tourism, PHE, Revenue and Relief, Nasir Aslam Wani who was the Chief Guest on the 7th Navratra, lit the sacred Joyti before the start of impressive procession.
The impressive Shoba Yatra-cum-cultural procession was taken out from the Asia Crossing which after passing through the main bazaars and other locations of the Katra town culminated at GHSS, Katra. Various Jhankis like traditional Kud by Khem Raj and party, Itarsi Band, Bal Devta’s Roop, Bakerwals, Zorawar Singh, and various scenes from Ramayana and Mahabharata mesmerised the large number of devotees an…