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Tributes paid to martyrs at Baneshwar Dham Fair

DNJAI97008 | 2/20/2019 | Author : DNA Corresponden | WC :246

Jaipur: The Baneshwar Dham fair being organised at Bansehwar on the occasion of Magh Purnia on Tuesday began with the devotees paying their respect to the martyrs by lighting candles and observing silence along the river bank.
This has happened for the first time and a set tradition has not been followed this year. Every eye was moist seeing this scene at the festival.
The fair is being organised some 70 km away from Dungarpur headquarter at the point where rivers Som, Mahi and Jakham converge. The devotees are taking holy dip in the water and singing devotional songs. This time 16 teams singing devotional songs have participated in this fair.
Since early Tuesday morning devotees conduct immersion of ashes in the holy water
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