In News: Kheer Bhawani Festival was celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir.

About the Festival:

  • The Kheer Bhawani mela starting on Zeasht Ashtami is one of the biggest religious functions of the displaced community Kashmiri Pandit who fled their homes for their life in the 1990s.
  • It was held at the famous Ragnya Devi temple in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district.
  • It has become a symbol of communal harmony as Muslims in the locality make all the arrangements for the devotees, including setting up of stalls for flowers and other offerings.