Impressive Shiv Barat taken out on eve of MahaShivratri by SRMWC. Shri Ranbireshwar Mandir Welfare Committee along with Jammu and Kashmir Dharamarth Trust has organized a impressive Shiv Barat on the eve of MahaShivratri. The Shobha Yatra was started at 3.30 P.M from Shri Ranbireshwar Ji Mandir and passed from main bazars viz. City Chowk , Raghunath Bazar , Residency road , Rajinder Bazar , Kanak Mandi , Old Hospital road, Purani Mandi , Link road , Jain Bazar , Chowk Chabutra , Panjthirthi , Pacca Danga Parade Chowk and in the end finally culminated
at Shri Ranbireshwar Ji Temple.
Prior to deparcher of Shiv Barat, Pooja of lord Shiva was performed by Yuvraj Vikramaditya Singh (MLC) and Trustee J&K Dharmarth Trust, Rajesh Gupta MLA Jammu East, Satpal Sharma Jammu West, Priya Sethi, Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Senior Police Officers and Advocate Avinav and Advocate M K Bhardwaj.
Shobha Yatra starts with a Chariot of Lord Shiva Fallowed by warriour Jhankies of reliouges / Social organzions viz Peer kho Mandir, Bave Wala Mandir Hudh Mata Committee Jammu Province news Paper Vendor Asscocation Dewan Mandir Natak Samaj, ( Peer Kho ) , Jammu Province Newspaper Vendor Association , Dewan Mandir Natak Samaj Mandli , Radha Krishan Temple Panjthirthi , Nat Manch , Trinetra Dhari Shiv Shamboo Seva Dal Parade road , Bajrangi Ahkara .
During the Shobha Yatra Jammuities enthrals on the religious tunes of ” Billa Band ” and the whole city gives a festive look . Various traders , religious organizations of old city has organized Bhandaras ( Langars) at various places for the devotees in the Yatra Marg. Mahant of the temple Swami shri 108 Rishi Ban , Secretary Jammu and Kashmir Dharmarth Trust Shashi Khajuria along with staff members took part in Shobha Yatra and extends heartiest MahaShivratri wishes to Jammuities.
All the members of SRMWC Onkar Sharma ( Nandi Ji),( President), Rajkumar Gupta ( Vice- President ) , Amit Gupta ( Vice – President) , Rajinder Vijay Magotra ( Vice President ), ( Anubhav Suri ( Advisor ) , Mandeep Sharma ( Joint Secretary), Deepak Sharma ( Press and Publicity Secretary ) , Dr. Sunny Gupta ( Gen. Sectt.) , Advocate Jyoti Sarup Misra ( Spokesperson and Legal Advisor) , Rekha Sharma ( President Women Wing) , Dolly Abrol ( Vice President Women Wing), Mohan Sharma ( Cashier), Surinder Bhagat ( Secretary), Kuldeep Singh , Bhushan Ji , Rajesh Sharma , Vishal , Madan Lal , Advocate Kapil Sharma , Rameshwar Sharma and others took part in this Shiv Barat and extends Shivratri greetings to the locals.
All the departments of Distt. administration Jammu viz. P.D.D , P.H.E , J.M.C, Police , Traffic Police , C.I.D , Health made elaborate arrangements for the success of Shobha Yatra.