JAMMU OCTOBER 27:- Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Simrandeep Singh convened a meeting of district officers to review the arrangements put in place for smooth conduct of religious Jhiri Mela, which is thronged by lakh of devotees.
The Jhiri Mela being held in the memory of farmer and great saint Baba Jitto, who alongwith his daughter Bua Kauri fought and sacrificed their lives to ensure justice to his people against the feudal system.
DDC asked the officers to maintain close coordination between the Management Committee and different agencies associated with the Mela to ensure successful conduct of this annual event.
DDC enjoined upon the officers to gear up their preparations to ensure smooth conduct of this historical event and make it more alluring for the pilgrims and tourists who visit this Mela in large numbers from within and outside the State.
Among others, SSP Traffic Jammu Mohan Lal, ACG Shenaz Choudhary, SP Rural Rajiv Pandey, SDM Marh Hitesh Gupta, other senior officers of concerned departments attended the meeting.