Articles tagged under: Girnar

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

Girnar ropeway construction likely to start in September

April 24, 2017
Girnar ropeway construction likely to start in September

Junagadh: Construction work for Girnar ropeway project is likely to kick off by upcoming August/September. The construction work will take one-year period. If everything goes as per schedule, the ropeway will be functional next year. After all permissions are obtained, Usha Brecko company which also operates ropeways at Ambaji and Pavagadh in Gujarat has recently completed the last survey which took six days. The places for erection of towers, upper station, lower station, cable line rou...Read More

Helicopter service at Girnar mountain up to Ambaji temple likely to revive

March 23, 2017
Helicopter service at Girnar mountain up to Ambaji temple likely to revive

Junagadh: A helicopter service from the base of famous Girnar mountain in Junagadh district of Gujarat to the Ambaji temple situated at a height of around 3000 ft, which otherwise is reached by around 5000 steps on foot by the devotees, is likely to start in the near future. Earlier in 2006 one such chopper service was started by a private company of Delhi but was closed down in a few months owing to lack of passengers. Now the new chopper service would be a part of the dev...Read More

Gujarat govt to introduce Lion tourism at Girnar foothills and Dhari: Rupani

December 25, 2016
Gujarat govt to introduce Lion tourism at Girnar foothills and Dhari: Rupani

Junagadh: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani while speaking to media persons in Junagadh district today said, in upcoming days, government is going to do three things in the sector of tourism in Junagadh district. "One is Sinh darshan safari in Girnar foothills. Second is India's biggest rope-way at Girnar. Thirdly a safari park near Dhari for lions on Amreli side, approvals for which are sought from union Ministry of Environment and Forest," Rupani said adding that the government wants mor...Read More

Gujarat CM likely to launch works for Girnar ropeway project at Junagadh this week

November 07, 2016
Gujarat CM likely to launch works for Girnar ropeway project at Junagadh this week

Junagadh: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani is likely to launch the works for Girnar ropeway project during his Junagadh visit on November 9. Then Chief Minister Modi had performed ground breaking for this project in year 2007. However due to lack of permissions from various departments of centre, the project couldn't kick off. After Narendra Modi became Prime Minister, the project wa granted all clearances from the centre that were pending for long. The citizens of Junagadh were e...Read More

Junagadh district administration, GSRTC gear up for Lili Parikrama rush

November 04, 2016

Archived video Junagadh: Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation(GSRTC) will from Monday start operating extra buses for Girnar Parikrama through its Junagadh division. GSRTC has planned special operation of 150 extra buses for Parikrama pilgrims. Annual Parikrama around Girnar hill will start this year on 11 November and continue till 14th. To make the walk around Girnar hill smoother, the administration has temporarily diverted water flowing above Nalpani Ghodi bridge. Trackers tea...Read More

Environment ministry nod to Girnar mountain ropeway project

September 15, 2016
Environment ministry nod to Girnar mountain ropeway project

Junagadh: Private firm Usha Breco Ltd which operates ropeway service at Ambaji Gabbar and Pavagadh hill in Gujarat and assigned task to erect ropeway service at Girnar mountain has today formally made an announcement that Aerial passenger ropeway project at Mount Girnar in District Junagadh has been accorded with environmental clearance from the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. A public notice advertisement by Usha Breco further informs that the copies of the clearan...Read More

Girnar Lili Parikrama to kick off this weekend (video)

November 19, 2015

Junagadh 36 km annual Girnar Lili Parikrama will begin at midnight this weekend with a round of fire in air as per tradition. Five days long parikrama will have over three halts in forest. 10 government departments are involved in its preparations. Total route covers 36 km distance. Forest department will camp, police department posts, annakshetra and parabs will serve pilgrims. Additional state transport buses will carry pilgrims to parikrama route. Trackers team will keep vig...Read More

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