Articles tagged under: Girnar

Lion Cub in Girnar forest rescued with help of specialized Lion-Ambulance

July 26, 2019

Junagadh: A lion cub was today rescued in Girnar Sanctuary here with the help of special lion-ambulance, first of its kind in the whole country which was launched by CM  Vijay Rupani last month.       CCF D T Vasavada said that the ambulance was rushed to the spot when information was received from foresters about a two and a half month lion cub looking frail and ill.      'It has been taken to a animal care center for further treatment,' he said.         Notably, the hi...Read More

Gujarat delegation meets Yogi Adityanath in U.P. to invite him to Bhavnath fair

February 05, 2019
Gujarat delegation meets Yogi Adityanath in U.P. to invite him to Bhavnath fair

Lucknow: A delegation from Gujarat visited Lucknow to invite Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to visit upcoming Bhavnath fair in Junagadh which is celebrated on Maha Shivratri every year in the foothills of Gujarat. The Gujarat delegation consisting of education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, tourism minister Ganpat Vasava, minister of state Vibhavariben, MLA Babu Jamna Patel, saints Bhartibapu and Shernathbapu handed over invitation and murti of Shiv to Yogi Adityanath and de...Read More

Despite use of drone cameras, no trace of Jain Muni missing on Girnar mountain a week ago

January 29, 2019
Despite use of drone cameras, no trace of Jain Muni missing on Girnar mountain a week ago

Junagadh: Despite use of drone cameras to track a Jain Muni, who is missing for almost a week since his visit to Girnar mountain here, the police so far has not been able to find him. Police said that Digambar Jain Muni Mudit Sararji (35) had left for Girnar from Nirmal Sagar Dhyan Kendra Dharmshala in the wee hours of January 23. He has been missing from Sahsavan forest area since that day. The manager of the Dharmashala Bhagchand had lodged the report in this regard. Drone c...Read More

Volunteers prevent 2 tonne plastic from entering Girnar forest during Lili Parikrama

November 25, 2018
Volunteers prevent 2 tonne plastic from entering Girnar forest during Lili Parikrama

Junagadh: Local voluntary organization's volunteers prevented 2 tonne plastic to enter the protected forest area of Girnar during Lili Parikrama. Over a million pilgrims come to Girnar hill forest for 36-km long Lili Parikrama every year ahead of Kartiki Purnima(full moon day of Kartak month of year as per Gujarati calendar). Most of them bring plastic bags with them which they eventually dump in forest area after use. Local voluntary organization for last several years take plastic from pil...Read More

Over 6 lakh complete Lili parikrama even before formal start, 6 die of heart attack so far

November 19, 2018

Junagadh: More than 6 lakh devotees have completed the Lilli parikrama (taking a round) of Girnar mountain here even before the formal inauguration of it slated for midnight tonight. Unfortunately so far 6 devotees have also died due to heart attacks during the 36 km long parikrama of the famous Girnar mountain, situated 6 km from here of whom 3 including one from Bihar died today. According to forest department control room for the parikrama, more than 6 lakh devotees hav...Read More

Lili Parikrama of Girnar 2018 to begin on Monday, November 19

November 15, 2018

Junagadh: SRP companies, DySPs, Police Inspectors, ISOs, nearly 1,000 police men, women police traffic police, home guards, Gramya Rakshak Dal(GRD) jawans will be deployed for bandobast of annual Girnar Lili Parikrama this year which is to begin from Monday, November 19 with a midnight shot of fire in the air as per tradition. Five days long parikrama includes three halts in forest area of Girnar hill. 10 government departments are involved in efforts to make Lili Parikrama event successf...Read More

Willingdon dam of Junagadh overflows

July 13, 2018
Willingdon dam of Junagadh overflows

Junagadh: After a day long heavy rainfall over and around Girnar mountain, Willingdon dam of Junagadh has started witnessing overflow from 5.30 am today. DeshGujaratRead More

Bhavnath fair of MahaShivratri kicks off in Girnar foothills

February 09, 2018

(In video, Dhwaja Rohan vidhi today morning which marked beginning of Bhavnath fair) Junagadh: Bhavnath fair of Maha Shivratri in the foothills of mountain Girnar kicked off today with placing of flag atop Bhavnath temple. The fair over next five days will be participated by around one million people from across Gujarat. The main attraction of this fair is naked saints marching on Maha Shivratri night before taking midnight bath in Mrugi Kund at Bhavnath temple. Here are the glimpses of t...Read More

Bhavnath fair of year 2018 to be held during 9-13 February

February 06, 2018

Junagadh: Bhavnath fair of Maha Shivratri in the foothills of mountain Girnar will be held during 9-13 February this year. It will be participated by around one million people from across Gujarat. The main attraction of this fair is naked saints marching on Mahashivratri night before taking midnight bath in Mrugi Kund at Bhavnath temple. DeshGujarat Read More

1044 participants to take part in 33rd State level Girnar ascending descending competition this Sunday

January 05, 2018
1044 participants to take part in 33rd State level Girnar ascending descending competition this Sunday

JUnagadh: 1044 participants will take part in 33rd state level Girnar ascending descending competition which is going to be held on January 7. The competition will be organized jointly by Junagadh district administration and Yuval Seva Sanskrutik Pravruttio department of Government of Gujarat. The competition will take place in four parts - for senior and junior boys and girls. There are 837 boys and 207 girls participating in this event. The highest number of participants are from Gir Somnath...Read More