Pol leaders greet people on Kheer Bhawani Mela
‘Festival symbolizes pluralistic ethos of people in Valley’
Post by on Thursday, June 9, 2022
Srinagar, June 8: Political parties Wednesday extended warm greetings to the people, especially Kashmiri Pandits on the eve of MelaKheerBhawani which is being observed at the historic temple of central Kashmir’s Tulmulla.
Apni Party (AP) president Syed Mohammad AltafBukhari on Wednesday. In his message, Bukhari said, “This festival has been significant for the communal harmony and brotherhood in Kashmir for centuries, and it symbolizes the pluralistic ethos of the people of the Valley. Kashmiris irrespective of their religious beliefs have been celebrating this annual Mela with togetherness for centuries.”
Chairman People's Democratic Front (PDF) and former Minister Hakeem Muhammad Yaseen greeted people especially Kashmiri pandits on the auspicious occasion of Annual MelaKheerBhawani. In his message he said that the auspicious religious festival represents the glorious and centuries old ethos of Hindu Muslim brotherhood and religious harmony in Jammu and Kashmir.
"Communal harmony and brotherhood is the hallmark of rich traditions of the ethos and composite culture of Kashmir perfectly presented by the annual festival of MelaKheerbhawani," Hakeem Yaseen maintained while urging for safeguarding and preserving this pious relationship from the evil eye of vested interests.
National Panthers Party (NPP) state general secretary Haqeeqat Singh and provincial president Kashmir Farooq Ahmad Dar has extended warm greetings to the people on the eve of MelaKheerBhawani.
Hakikat Singh, State General Secretary while expressing his warm greetings said, “Festival presents a perfect example of the Hindu Muslim brotherhood in Kashmir. It is a perfect example of religious harmony that has been a mainstay of our thousands of years old culture. On this day I greet the people especially the Kashmiri Pandit community.
Farooq Ahmad Dar Provincial President Kashmir in his message said, “Kashmiri Pandits are a part of our culture. The distinctive culture of Kashmir is incomplete without our Kashmiri Pandit brethren. Festive occasions like MelaKheerBhawani invigorate and further the cause of brotherhood and amity in the valley. I take this opportunity to greet the people on this occasion. I hope that the day acts as the harbinger of peace and prosperity in the state.