Best of News in Pictures -2009

Best of News in Pictures -2009

Exclusive and the best images of  2009 by Shehjar’s Photo Journalist, *Raman Raina from Jammu. Copyrights © Shehjar online. Please email us at in case you want to use any of the images.

JANUARY 3, 2009 - Jammu: Sikh devotees perform during a religious procession on the birth anniversary celebrations of their 10th Guru Gobind Singh.

JANUARY 26, 2009 - Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel show dare devil skills during the Republic Day celebrations.

JANUARY 8, 2009 - Jammu : Shiite Muslims take part in a Muharram prosession

March 8, 2009 : A worker works at a brick factory on the outskirts of Jammu, India, March 8 marks the International Women's Day.

Temples of Orissa from Bhubaneswar and Konark, images provided by Dr. Awtar Krishen Ganju.

APRIL 04, 2009: Jammu: Sikh community came out on roads and burned the effigies of Jagdish Tytler and Sajjam Kumar in protest against clean chit to them by CBI in 1984 anti-Silk riots lambasting Congress led UPA Govt.and demanded death penalty to both.

APRIL 29, 2009: Jammu: With intense heat wave gripping Jammu city for the past few days a wayward Monkey licks ice cream to beat the heat in Jammu

MAY 14, 2009: Jammu: Activists of VHP and Bajrang Dal protesting against coalition government for sheltering Gujjar Muslim encroachers of forestland and harassing police men who removed their illegal hutments. They also burnt effigy of government in Jammu.

JUNE 18, 2009: Jammu: Amarnath bound sadhus in Jammu.

July 5, 2009: 2nd Annual KP National camp at Lake tahoe, CA, USA.

July 9, 2009 Jammu: Child labour wait outside the bus stand in Jammu, on a day ahead of World Population Day.

July 11, 2009 Jammu: Workers prepare kite threads on the side of a road in the kite string or 'Dorr' is made of crushed glass, glue, colours and egg on the thread to make it strong enough to hold the kites..

AUGUST 17, 2009 Jammu: Women perform rituals, as they pray for the long life of their sons, on the occasion of Dhrubari, folk festival of the Dogra community in Jammu.

September 11, 2009 Jammu: Activists of All State Kashmiri Pandit Conference staged ‘Shankh Naad’ to awaken the state and central government about the pathetic condition of Kashmiri Pandit migrants in Jammu.

KATRA (JAMMU), SEP 22:- Pakistani wrestlers engaged in a friendly bout with their Indian counterparts at Swami Vivekanand Sports Stadium during a friendly fight with the Indian wrestlers during the ongoing nine-day long Navratra Festival.

September 28, 2009 Jammu: The characters of Lord Rama alongwith Lakshaman and Hanuman on their way towards Mini Stadium to destroy the Statues depicting Ravana and his brothers to register the victory of good over evil and culminate the nine day long Ram Leela.

OCTOBER 31, 2009 Udhampur: General Officer Commanding in Chief (GOC-in-C) Northern Command of Indian Army Lt Gen B S Jaswal, addressing his maiden press conference after taking over as Northern Command Chief at Udhampur 64kms from Jammu.

OCTOBER 12, 2009: JAMMU: An artisan makes earthen lamps ahead of Diwali festival,
*Raman Raina is Shehjar's Chief Photo Journalist based in Jammi, India.
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Great shots....keep it up.
Added By Chander M. Bhat
The images are very interesting and fabulous to watch.
Added By Awtar Wali