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HGGT-APMCC organises Annual Mahayagya 2021 at Mata Katyayani Temple Kakran

Scores throng Ancient Mata Katyayani Temple at Kakran (Kulgam)

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Kakran, Kulgam, July 17, 2021: Scores of Kashmiri Hindu devotees today thronged the ancient and historical temple of Mata Katyayani at village Kakran in Kulgam district on Annual Mahayagya organised by Harmukh Ganga (Gangbal) Trust (HGGT) and supported by All Parties Migrants Coordination Committee (APMCC) as the yearly feature of ‘Haar Ashtami’.

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Kashmiri Hindus reached Katyayani temple on July 16 when the Mahayagya began while the Purna Ahuti was performed on July 17 where scores more joined them as the grand festival could not be held due to Covid Protocol.

The temple wore a festive look as Kashmiri Hindus thronged the temple which has been restored and decorated under the supervision of APMCC Chairman Vinod Pandit.

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The Hawan was organised under the direct supervision of Chand Ji Bhat, a senior Executive Member of APMCC and a native of the village Kakran along with his family.

According to a statement issued by King C Bharati, Senior Journalist & National Spokesperson APMCC, the Katyayani Temple is like a jewel in the crown of APMCC achievements since 2005 as it is not only one of the biggest temples that APMCC has reconstructed, but is also the most beautiful one which has been expanded by constructing a Dharamshala (Lalded Bhawan) within the complex adding the Kalhana Library was also in the pipeline.

Photo by Vinivesh LG Raina

APMCC-HGGT has been organising annual Mahayagya at Katyayani Temple and Bhoot Nath temple at Kakran annually since 2005 where hundreds of devotees attend and take Prasad.

The devotees also prayed for the world peace and normalcy in Kashmir besides dignified return of Kashmiri Hindus to their motherland.

Photo by Vinivesh LG Raina
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