|Early Times Report|
udhampur, May 15: A large number of visitors arrived here at Sar Dabber Tehsil Moungri on the first day of three- day Moungri Mela which commenced from today.
The Mela was inaugurated by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur, Gurvinderjeet Singh.
People from Bhamag, Panchari, Udhampur, Chenani, Ramnagar of Udhampur District and Jammu converge here every year to celebrate the Mela and pay obeisance at the Shiva-Parvati Cave Shrine.
Temporary sweet shops, toy shops and other eataries set up by the locals and outside vendors were the main attraction for the general public visiting the mela site.
On the inaugural day of three day shiv parvati mela District Administration Udhampur, in collaboration with Regional Outreach Bureau, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, GOI organized theme based scintillating cultural programmes and activities like Songs, Nukad Natak, Dogri Folk items were presented by the artists which was highly appreciated by the audiences.
The district administration has made adequate arrangements of security, transport, Medicare, drinking water and power supply during Mela.
Youth Services and Sports Department Udhampur organized rural sports and cultural activities with the involvement of school students of the area.