Thousands throng Baba Jeeto Devsthan at Jhiri

By Sandeep Singh

Jammu, Nov 25: Thousands of devotees today thronged the famous Jhiri Mela on the auspicious occasion of the ‘Kartik Purnima’.jhiri 2015 (49)The Jhiri Mela is a week-long event organised at Village Jhiri in the Kanhachak area on Jammu- Akhnoor National Highway. jhiri 2015 (35)

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A heavy rush of devotees visited the place since early morning to pay obeisance at the shrine of Baba Jitto.jhiri 2015 (33)

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People also took customary dip in the Baba-da-Talab (Pond), a natural pond four kms from the temple which is believed to have curative powers.

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A huge market comes up at the site of the mela and shops and stalls selling selling food items and all sorts of wares are set up. jhiri 2015 (40)

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jhiri 2015 (27) Joy rides and other rural sports also form an important feature of this seven days long event.jhiri 2015 (43)

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