A large number of Kashmiri pandits participated in the mela
Hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits on Tuesday celebrated ‘Dashar Maha Kumbh’ organised on the confluence of rivers Sindhu and Vitasta in Ganderbal district of central Kashmir, after a period of 75 years.
“A large number of Kashmiri pandits participated in the mela held at the Sangam (confluence) of the rivers Vitasta (Jhelum), Krishen Ganga and Sindh (Indus) at Saidipora village in Ganderbal,” the organisers of the mela said.
They said the sangam is sacred for the Pandit community for the immersion of the ashes of their dead.
They claimed the Kumbh was organised after 75 years.