Mahashivratri festival started at Peerkho, Jammu. The 04 day festival from 20th to 23rd February, 2020 is being organized by Tourism Department in collaboration with District Administration and Peerkho Mandir committee.
The main highlight of the festival is cultural events depicting local folklore and culture, which is being organized through J & K Academy of Art, culture and languages. The departmental stalls of Handicraft, Handloom, Food craft institute, Social Welfare Department, JKTDC and photo exhibition of all Government schemes are being highlighted in the festival.
The festival was inaugurated jointly by Ghan Shyam Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Neelam Khajuria, Joint Director Tourism, Jammu and Pankaj Kumar Anand Deputy Director Tourism, Jammu in presence of officers from Tourism Department, District administration and Peer Kho Mandir Committee.