Jammu March 24: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Vice President Yudhvir Sethi today said that Goddess Durga who is also known by the name Maa Kaali or Maa Chadi and she never tolerates evil acts or evildoers and also becomes terribly angry on seeing them. She slays evildoers without mercy. This Hindu goddess is worship world over and especially people in Bengal organize special prayers annually.
Yudhvir Sethi was speaking after flagging off annual Chandi Mata Yatra from Panjtirthi. Organized by Chandi Mata Jagran Committee the yatra passed through Panjatirthi, Chowk Chabutra, Pacca Danga and Dhountly Bazar which was attended by a large number of devotees who were Chanting Jai Mata Di enroute. The tableau was well decorated and several devotees walked bare feet in entire route.
Special prayers were held at Maa Laxmi Narayan Mandir where traditional Jyoti was also lighted. Later the committee organized Jagran at Panjtirthi in the evening. Renowned religious singers enthralled the audience with their melodious Bhajans and Mata Bhaints. Devotees from the area participated in large numbers.
The main stage depicting Maa Ka Bhawan was well decorated with flowers and colorful lights beside proper arrangement of lighting were made by the organizers. Later Chandi Mata Jagran Committee, Panjtirthi presented a robe to Yudhvir Sethi and honored him. He also thanked the organizers for holding religious events with traditional fervor.
Later, Prasad was also distributed among the devotees on the occasion.
Among other present included Ramesh Kumar, Rajesh Bali, Ashwani Gupta, Kewal Verma, Pradeep Baru, Subash Dogra, Nipun Malhotra, Gopal Singh and others