STRAIGHT LINE NEWS NETWORK
NAGROTA, SEP 29- On the first Navratra, National Conference Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana on Sunday paid obeisance at Kol Kandoli temple, the first spiritual destination on the ancient heritage Mata Vaishno Deviji yatra route and prayed for peace, progress, prosperity, and tranquillity in Jammu and Kashmir.
Mr Rana visited the temple after seeking permission from the authorities. He performed Pujas in spiritual ambiance amid recitation of Mantras and Bhaints of The Mata Rani.
In a message, Mr Rana felicitated the people on the commencement of Navratras. “Navratras are the auspicious days when we all should submit before Maa Durga, the divine mother, and seek Her blessings for all.” He said the people of Jammu were blessed to be under the footsteps of Mata Vaishno Devi that has all along showered her blessings upon millions of devotees from times immemorial. “We must devote ourselves to the special prayers for Mata to overcome all our difficulties”, he said.
Mr Rana exhorted the people of Jammu to maintain their proud hospitality towards the pilgrims thronging from various parts of the country and even abroad, especially during the current Navratras. He hoped that the blessings of Godess Durga will help in eschewing the tendencies of hate and intolerance that have unfortunately overtaken compassion, love and sacrifice.