Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar accompanied by various other senior officers today visited Shilpitri temple at Baramulla to participate in the celebrations of Ram Navami observed with religious fervour on the birthday of Rama, the seventh avatar of the deity Vishnu.
During the visit, the DC extended warm greetings to the Hindu community of Baramulla on the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, hoping the day augers well for the increased prospects of peace and prosperity in the district.
On the occasion, Dr Sehrish Asgar said the festival is yet another glaring example of the massive and abundant cultural richness of the country, a source of wonder for people across the globe.
She hoped that the festival is celebrated in its true traditional fervor, amity, and brotherhood, which she said have long been the template of Indian culture and ethos. She added that on this great occasion we all need to spread Lord Ram’s noble message of righteous conduct and renew our commitment to his ideals.
Meanwhile, Dr Sehrish Asgar while being appraised about the issues gave on spot directions to the concerned authorities to ensure uninterrupted electricity, drinking water and supply of other essential amenities at the venue during the auspicious occasion.