The Dussehra festival was celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm at historic Hanuman Temple in Jakhoo here today. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh joined the celebration with a large number of people of the town and pilgrims from various parts of the country.
Virbhadra Singh lit the effigies of Ravana, Kumbhkarna and Meghnath. Speaking on the occasion, he said that Dussehra festival was celebrated to commemorate the prevalence of good over evil. It was one of the prominent festivals organized all over the country by people of all faiths and religions. Earlier, Chief Minister paid obeisance at the temple.
Dinesh Malhotra, Deputy Commissioner-cum- Commissioner Shri Hanuman Temple Trust, Jakhoo, Harish Janaratha, Former Deputy Mayor, G.C. Negi, SDM-cum-Chairman, Hanuman Temple Trust, Jakhoo, and other prominent persons of the town were present on the occasion.