Jammu Tawi, October 17
The Speaker of Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta said that holding of religious and cultural functions on festivals are keeping alive India’s rich culture, traditions & heritage and every such effort is laudable.
Kavinder Gupta was speaking last evening at a Dance Show organized by Shri Lakshmi Narayan Temple Management Trust in the temple premises on the 4th Navratra as part of First Navratra Festival being rganized to create religious environment. The dances were choreographed on religious themes by Deepak of Dogra Higher Secondary School. Yesterday evening was devoted to religious dance presentation by the schools while the dance contest on religious themes is being held this evening.
Highly impressed by the talented performance of the students of the School, the Speaker said that Lakshmi Narayan Temple Management Trust has taken a commendable initiative to strengthen our rich religious and cultural values in the society and offered his full support for the success of Trust’s plans.
He agreed to fund the Trust’s development plan to lay a marble path from the gate to the main temple from his constituency development fund. This will go a long way in improving the overall environment and make the entry more attractive befitting to the temple complex. The President of the Trust, Th. Gulchain Singh Charak welcomed the Speaker and honoured him with presentation of Mata Ke Chuni and memento depicting the Temple complex.