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DDC inaugurates historic Dera Top mela

Rouf Pampori

Rouf Pampori

5 Dariya News

Udhampur , 05 Aug 2018

District Development Commissioner,  Udhampur, Ravinder Kumar in presence of SSP  Rayees Ahmed Bhat today  inaugurated one day historic Dera Top mela here  at a remote area in Tehsil Chenani.The day witnessed participation of large number of devotees amid religious fervor and gaiety.Different government departments had put up stalls to make visitors aware about their respective schemes aimed at promotion of rural economy  including agriculture and allied sectors, besides bringing about social reforms.Greeting the people on the occasion, the DDC said that such Melas not only fulfill religious aspirations  but also provide an opportunity to the people  of  different walks of life to   interact with each other and share their experiences and joys. He said such traditional occasions are playing a pivotal role in  maintaining brotherhood, peace and prosperity.The DDC called upon the officers to make sincere and dedicated efforts to generate awareness about different central sponsored  schemes like 'Beti  Bachao Beti Padhao' Swachh Bharat Mission, ICPS etc and motivate general public to come forward to  avail the  benefits of these schemes. He also  appealed the common masses  to plant trees in their respective areas to  celebrate 'Van Mahotsav' and preserve the green gold.Thousands of people attired in traditional and colorful dresses thronged the mela venue to offer prayers and to get the blessings of their revered deity.A Colourful   cultural programe featuring Dogra dance and music  was presented by the local  folk artists which was highly applauded by the people.The District Administration has made adequate arrangements of security, transport, Medicare, drinking water and power supply for the mela.

 

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