Jamshedpur: Jugsalai was a scene of religious celebration since morning today. The 11th annual celebration organized by Shri Shyam Gungaan Bal Mandal (SSGBM), saw a huge participation of men, women and children. The Shyam Dhwaja (Nishan) procession was marked by devotees who danced before Khatu Naresh’s palanquin.
At 8am, the Shyam devotees along with the organizers performed prayers before the Shyam Dhwaja at the Rajasthan Shiv Mandir premises. More than 500 devotees carried the Shyam Dhwaja I a procession through the main areas of Jugsalai before offering the Nishan at Shri Baikunth Dham Temple on Mahto Para road.
During the procession, devotees at various places on the route, offered prayers before the palanquin of Baba and distributed prasad among the people. The procession was taken out with religious fanfare and representatives of various social institutions participated in the proceedings.
The women’s unit of Agrawal Samaj Foundation, Agrawal Mahila Club members participated in the procession along with the president Bindiya Garhwal, secretary Lata Agrawal and treasurer Mamta Agrawal. Women in the procession wore around their neck cloth stips with the 18 Gotra of Agrasen Maharaj written on them.
In the course of the Nishan Yatra, devotees swept the path in front of Baba’s palanquin. This was a message by the organizers towards cleanliness drive.