Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today inaugurated live telecast of Aartis of all the three Shaktipeeths situated in Kangra district. These Shaktipeeths includes Jwalaji, Brijeshwari and Chamunda. Earlier, he paid obeisance and performed pooja at the Jwalaji temple. He also, visited the place where a statue of Saint Aadiguru Shankaracharya has been installed in the premises of Jwalaji Shrine.
Jai Ram Thakur expressed hope that the daily live telecast of Aartis from the three Shaktipeets of Kangra district would help the devotees to pay obeisance and perform Pooja and Aarti from their homes.
Earlier, he attended the online function of Shri Kedar Dham in Uttrakhand presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Briefing about the timings of the Aarti, Deputy Commissioner Dr. Nipun Jindal said that these Aartis would be aired daily on MH1 Channel from Jwalaji in the evening only from 8:30 to 9:00 PM in winter and from 9:30 to 10:00 PM in summer. From Brijeshwari temple the Aarti would be online from 6:00 to 7:00 AM in winter and from 5:00 to 6:00 AM in summer during morning hours and from 7:00 to 8:00 PM both in winter and summer. From Chamunda Temple the Aarti would be aired daily from 8:00 to 8:30 AM both in summer and winter. The evening timings will remain from 6:30 to 7:00 in winter and 8:00 to 8:30 PM in summer.
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur, Industries Minister Bikram Thakur, MP Kishan Kapoor, Chairman State Planning Board Ramesh Chand Dhawala, MLAs Arjun Thakur and Rajesh Thakur, Political Advisor to CM Trilok Jamwal, State BJP Incharge Avinash Rai Khanna, BJP Organization Secretary Pawan Rana, Director Art, Language and Culture Department Dr. Pankaj Lalit, Superintendent of Police, senior officers and local leaders were also present at the premises of Jwalaji Temple during the live telecast of function of Shri Kedar Dham in Uttrakhand presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.