Jhiri Mela 23rd November, 2015 onwards
Jitto – a farmer who gave up his life in protest against the oppressive & unjust demands of the ruling feudal lord about 500 years ago. Jhiri, located 20 kms. north of Jammu city; on the Jammu-Poonch Highway is famous for centuries old Mela, held every year during Kartik Pumima (early autumn full moon) usually falling in the month of October-November. Lacs of devotees throng this historic village to commemorate the martyrdom of Bawa
Places of Tourist Interest
Special Attractions Rural Sports Cultural Programmes Departmental Stalls
■ TOURISM around Jhiri
►Nearby ancient temples of SUI and BURJ; known for the unmatched beauty of metal idols and mural paintings. Akhnoor Fort, Pandav Gufa, Jia Pota Temple, Ambaran (ancient Buddhist site) & Gurudwara TapoAsthan Sant Baba Sunder Singh Ji Alibegh are situated just 10 kms. ahead of Jhiri at the banks of River Chenab.
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