JAMMU, APR 24:
Governor N.N. Vohra released “River Devika”, written by Pt. Mool Raj Shastri, a respected Sanskrit scholar, at the Raj Bhavan here today.
This bilingual volume has been written in the form of Sanskrit verses with their Hindi translations and traces the journey of river Devika from Gauri Kund in Udhampur to Samba district and describes the significance of important historical places located along the length of river Devika. Through this book the author has also emphasized the high importance of maintaining cleanliness in and alongside our rivers and water bodies.
Governor appreciated Pt. Shastri’s missionary fervour and urged him to continue his efforts for enriching the Sanskrit language.
Dr. Chander Mouli Raina, Member Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, was present on the occasion, among several other eminent persons.