Dr Karan Singh adds sheen to crowns of Mata Kheer Bhawani by gold plating

SRINAGAR, Jun 20: Dr Karan Singh, Chairman Trustee of J&K Dharmarth Trust today adorned the existing silver crowns (Mukut) of Mata Kheer Bhawani with gold plating at Tullamulla Ganderbal, at his own expense.

The ceremony was attended by M.K Ajatshatru Singh, Trustee J&K Dharmarth Trust, Brig. (Retd) R.S Langeh, President of the Trust and devotees in the temple premises. Group of Ukrainian and Russian tourists were also present on the occasion. 

Dr Karan Singh adorned the gold-plated crowns in a solemn ceremony, offering prayers to Mata Kheer Bhawani for blessings of peace and prosperity in the Union Territory. He extended greetings to all Pujaris, devotees and prayed for divine blessings. He expressed delight that this contribution would help preserve the temple’s heritage and maintain its esteemed supremacy in the hearts and minds of its devotees.

Notably, the Kheer Bhawani Temple, dedicated to Mata Ragnya Devi, is a significant place of worship in Ganderbal district of Srinagar. It attracts thousands of pilgrims from across the country, especially during the annual Kheer Bhawani Mela.