Thursday, July 23, 2009

Rain , Agriculture , Shravan and more

In last 56 hrs Jamnagar recorded around 340mm of rainfall. Local government has alerted the authorities because of water logging caused by incessant rain.

Jamnagar district agriculture department claims that the district has completed 94% of sowing, more rain could wipe-off the plantation.

Along with the rain comes the Shravan month of devotion and celebration. thousands of pilgrims, including those from non-resident Gujarati community, have started flocking to various temples of Saurashtra, Somnath and Dwarka being the main attractions.

Jamnagar district collectorate of Dwarka and management board of Jagat Mandir in Dwarka have begun preparations for the Janmashthami celebrations. Devotees have already started thronging the town to attend the celebrations. In a recently convened meeting attended by Rajya Sabha MP and Dwarkadhish Devasthan Samiti chief Parimal Nathwani and collector VP Patel, preparations for the big day's events were discussed.

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