State distributing food-grains in Simhastha

Ujjain: Food and Civil Supplies Department as well as Corporation have started distributing food grains in Simhastha Mela area. Saints-seers are being provided subsidized sugar, rice, wheat flour and LPG cylinders. Simhastha Mela area has 40 fair price shops where materials have been stored in adequate quantity. In the first phase the department has got prepared 10,000 quintal wheat flour from Pithampur. Arrangements have been made to provide 60,000 MT wheat flour during Mela period. …

Second Peshwai of Simhastha taken out

Ujjain: Second Peshwai of century’s second Simhastha was taken out from Padao at Neelganga in Ujjain on Sunday. It was an occasion of joy and fervour for entire Ujjain city. People thronged to seek blessings of saints-seers right from Padao area. Saints and seers holding massive Dharm Dhwaj were leading the procession. The massive flag was followed by a saint beating drums. Another saint riding a horse was playing Damru. They were preceded by a …

Simhastha begins with Peshwai of Panchdashnam Akhada

Ujjain: Simhastha got underway at Ujjain today with Peshwai of Panchdashnam Juna Akhada. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan along with his wife Sadhana Singh attended the first Peshwai. He met and sought blessings of Acharya Mahamandaleshwar Avdheshananda Giriji Maharaj, Akhada Parishad’s President Narendra Giriji, Juna Akhada’s Patron Hari Giriji, Mahamandaleshwar Pilot Baba, Mahant Golden Giriji Maharaj, other Mahamandaleshwars and Mahants.
The Chief Minister performed workship at Padao Sthal of Juna Akhada at Neel Ganga and …

Concern over safety of women, children

Bhopal: Simhastha Central Committee’s Chairman Makhan Singh has stressed the need for paying attention to safety of children and women during Simhastha. He said that for the first time during Simhastha, modern technologies, especially IT are being used. For this, he laid emphasis on better mutual coordination. Singh was addressing a workshop on safety of children and women at Ujjain on Tuesday. Officers of Women’s Empowerment and Revenue departments participated in the workshop. Information was …