Kupwara October 20: Former Sadr-e-Riyasat Dr. Karan Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for re-opening of Sharda Peeth in Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) on the lines of Kartarpur corridor, Pakistan.
In a letter dated 13 October , a copy of which has been received by Save Sharda Committee also, Dr. Karan Singh has suggested that initially three persons of the Committee may be allowed to PaK and start some pooja there on a sacred occasion.
Earlier, Save Sharda Committee Kashmir called on Dr. Karan Sigh, former Sadr-e-riyasat and MP Rajya Sabha at his Chankyapuri residence in New Delhi and briefed him about the recent Sharda Puja & other developments at LoC Teetwal Kashmir.
The delegation was led by Ravinder Pandita, Head of the committee, who presented a Sharda Shawl and portrait of Sharda Peeth to the last living legend of Maharaja monarchy of princely state of Jammu & Kashmir.
The Committee had apprised him of condition of temples particularly in the valley and requested him to write to PM for reopening of Sharda Peeth pilgrimage.
On this occasion, Ravinder Pandita, Head / Founder of Sharda committee presented pious soil and shila of Sarvagnya Sharda Peeth PaK got through civil society members of PaK to him.
Dr. Karan Singh lauded the efforts of Civil society initiative taken by Save Sharda Committee. “ We thank our last legend of maharaja anarchy for taking interest in reviving the pilgrimage to Sharda peeth” said Ravinder Pandita while talking to the Kashmir news service, Head of Save Sharda committee. kns