By OUR STAFF REPORTER
Mussoorie, 11 Dec: The nine-day Shri Ram Katha Mahotsav was organised by the Mahila Mangal Dal at the Radha Krishna Temple, here. In the beginning, a special Kalash Yatra was taken out by the Mahila Mangal Dal from the Laxmi Narayan Temple to the Radha Krishna Temple via the Mall Road. Hundreds of women sang bhajans of Shri Ram during the Kalash Yatra by placing the Kalash on their heads. A large number of devotees participated in the Kalash Yatra.
Acharya Parshuram said that by performing Yajna peace of mind is attained and all calamities are overcome. He started the katha from the birth of Ram. He said that the person who listened to this had the desires fulfilled.
The organiser of the Katha, Mussoorie Mahila Mangal Dal, called upon the people of the town to attend the Ram Katha in maximum numbers. Present on this occasion were Congress leaders Satish Dhaudiyal, former Municipal Chairman OP Uniyal, Anil Godiyal, BJP Mussoorie President Mohan Petwal, Kushal Rana, Pushpa Padiyar, Shashi Rawat, Pramila Negi, Sowan Singh Panwar, Sanjay Pundir and Radhuvir Singh Negi.