Shiv Khori mela to begin from Feb 19 in Reasi

Jammu: Coinciding with Mahashivratri, the historic three-day Shiv Khori Mela – at the famous cave shrine of Lord Shiva, will begin in Reasi hills of Jammu and Kashmir from February 19.

The three-day-long Shiv Khori Mela will commence at Ramsoo, the base camp of the Shiv Khori Shrine in Reasi district, from February 19 to February 21, Reasi Deputy Commissioner Sheetal Nanda, who is also Vice Chairman of Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board (SSKSB), said.

Preparations are going on in full swing to provide all facilities to the pilgrims, Nanda said. Free langers by various social organisations, besides entertainment for the pilgrims by various cultural troops and free style last day of the mela at Ransoo are the other highlights during the mela days.