Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment, Choudhary Lal Singh flagged off the 19th Chari Mubarak Yatra from Mahant Lucky Babaji Vaishno Mandir, Bhagwati Nagar for Sukrala Mata Mandir, in Billawar.
Being organized by Lucky Baba, the Yatra is performed every year in which thousands of devotees participate with great religious fervour and gaiety. A langar is also organized at Sukrala Mata.
Choudhary Lal Singh expressed the hope that divine blessings will strengthen the bonds of amity and bring peace and prosperity in the State.
Hundreds of devotees accompanied the Charri Mubarak from Sukrala Mandir that left for Sukrala Mata Temple, Billawar in District Kathua.
Interacting with the participants, the Minister said that religious events like this spread the message of the brotherhood and peace. He hoped that the Yatra will bring happiness and prosperity to the State.
He also prayed for the betterment and welfare of the people.