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Chajja competition a step towards revival of culture: Ramesh Arora
1/12/2019 10:25:29 PM
Early Times Report

Jammu, Jan 12: Ramesh Arora BJP Senior leader and former MLC Ramesh Arora on Saturday said the Chajja Competition under the banner of Dogra Warrior Munch will be organized on Lohri festival in the Jammu adding that the city of temples was established on finding a memorable scene that lion and goat drinking water in the same pond by Jamboo Louchan.
BJP Senior leader informed that on Lohri festival revival of the tradition of Chajja Parampara will be organized commencing from historical place of Mubarak Mandi and after passing through Chowk Chabutra, Jain Bazaar, Purani Mandi, City Chowk, Kanak Mandi, Rajinder Bazaar will culminate at Raghunath Temple, Jammu. Chajja competition winner will be awarded and first, 2nd and 3rd will get an award of Rs. 31000/-, 21000/- and 11000/- respectively. He added, "Harran tradition will also be reflected due to honor will also be given to school participants. It is an attempt to revive the basic spirit and culture because without its revival survival of Dogra with dignity and honor is at stake. All the people are requested to join at 10 a.m. at Mubarak Mandi. The function will start with the personalities like Divisional Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and Municipal Commissioner will be guest of honor"
Arora said that Jammu is a city of peace and good traditions and has remained so for centuries. The culture developed in this region was known as Dogra culture. People were very sensitive to human life with human heart and have greatly respected for human values.
BJP Senior leader added that people were so humble and they accommodated all be it refugees from Pakistan, PoK, War refugees or people who migrated from Kashmir during militancy because of their affiliations due to great deep-rooted respect in the minds for human values.
"They accommodated all that it will affect their value of the land property and also shared jobs meant for the people of this region. And with the passage of time Jammu people are finding themselves in trouble due to non-availability of jobs for them in the private and government sector, due to the hike in land cost. Not only this, they have lost their culture and traditions which was full of nationalism", Arora said.
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