Dussehra festival celebrated at Jakhu temple

Shimla (QNN)

Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu alongwith his wife Kamlesh Thakur today paid obeisance at Sri Hanuman Temple Jakhu, Shimla on the auspicious occasion of Dussehra and prayed for the prosperity of the State and its people. He also set light to the effigies of Ravana, Meghnath and Kumbhkaran on the occasion.

The Chief Minister said that the festival symbolises victory of good over evil. He urged the people to work collectively for eradication of drug abuse from the society.

Education Minister Rohit Thakur, Public Works Minister Vikramaditya Singh, Principal Advisor (Media) to the Chief Minister Naresh Chauhan, MLA Harish Janartha, Mayor Municipal Corporation Shimla Surender Chauhan, OSD to the Chief Minister Ritesh Kapret, Councillors of Shimla Municipal Corporation, Deputy Commissioner Aditya Negi, Superintendent of Police Sanjeev Gandhi and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.