Reasi/Jammu, February 06 (Scoop News) – As usual the historic 3-day Shiv Khori festival (Mela) is being commencing at Ramsoo the base camp of the Shiv Khori Shrine in district Reasi of Jammu Province from February 19 to Feb 21, 2012.
The Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Mrs. Sheetal Nanda who is also Vice Chairman of Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board (SSKSB) convened a meeting of officers to review the various arrangements for the smooth conduct of the mela here on Monday.
The Director Tourism Jammu, R. S Mehta, Assistant Commissioner Revenue (Executive Officer SSKSB), S. S Samyal, Additional SP HQ, Ajeetha, Dy. Director Tourism, Subash Chander, Tehsildar Reasi, District Social Welfare Officer, ARTO, and officer from various departments participated in the meeting.
The Deputy Commissioner disclosed that necessary preparations for providing necessary facilities to the visiting pilgrims are going on and instructions were also given to all the concerned government departments for making all the arrangement pertaining to their concerned department well in advance.
She issued instructions to the concerned to give festive look to the Darshani Deodi of Cave Shrine and other important areas on the track as well as the base camp of the Shrine, Ransoo.
Free langers by various social organizations besides entertainment for the pilgrims by various cultural troops and free style last day of the mela at Ransoo would be other highlights during the mela days.