Jammu May 22: In Shani Dham, situated in Jourian town of Akhnoor area of Jammu division, today, planting saplings on the birth anniversary of Shani Dev was done for the peace of the whole country. According to the information, Shani Jayanti was celebrated every year as a festival called Shani Mahautsava , but this time the event was canceled due to lockdown corona virus glare.
President of Shani Dev Seva Samiti, Abhishek Gupta said that four people had done havan yagay at Shani Dev Dham Jourian in the morning on Shani Dev Jayanti today, taking full care of social distance. He said that today we have planted the plant of (Shammi) to this day, this plant was dear to Shani Dev. With this, all the members wished to get rid of this terrible epidemic for the whole world. The prasad made by the committee was distributed in the homes door to door and people were asked to bow to Shani Dev by staying in their homes. Members of Shani Dev Seva Samiti were also present on the occasion.