News in Pictures


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News in Pictures

Exclusive news in pictures are for the month of October 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.

OCTOBER 03, 2009 - Jammu: A woman selects bangles ahead of Karva Chauth festival in Jammu on Saturday; Karva Chauth festival will be celebrated on Oct. 7. On this day Hindu married women observe fast and pray for the longevity and well being of their husbands.

OCTOBER 05, 2009: JAMMU: woman getting mehendi applied on her hands ahead of the Karva Chauth festival in Jammu on Monday.

OCTOBER 02, 2009 - J&K Pradesh Congress Committee President Prof Saif-ud-Din Soz paying floral tributes to father of nation Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary at his statue at Satwari Chowk in Jammu.

OCTOBER 02, 2009 - Jammu: Union Minister Prithvi Raj Chouhan and JKPCC President Prof Saif-ud-Din Soz and other senior leaders being welcomed by party workers during a ceremony to pay tributes to father of nation Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary at his statue at Satwari Chowk in Jammu.

OCTOBER 02, 2009 - Jammu: J&K Pradesh Congress workers listening to their leaders during a ceremony to pay tributes to father of nation Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary at his statue at Satwari Chowk in Jammu

OCTOBER 05, 2009: JAMMU: Member of Jammu and Kashmir Pensioners Associations staged a protest demonstration in front of Divisional Commissioners office in support of their demand top implement the recommendations of Sixth Pay Commission for pensioners.

OCTOBER 09, 2009: Rajouri:The President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil viewing the LOC in a in a forward area of Rajouri sector. The Governor of J&K, Shri N.N. Vohra , the Chief Minister of J&K, Shri Omar Abdullah and the Chief of Army Staff Gen. Deepak Kapoor are also seen .

OCTOBER 09, 2009: Rajouri: The President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil addressing jawans and officers, at the Sainik Sammelan.

October 09, 2009, Rajouri The President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil meeting Ruksana, in Rajouri. Ruksana had shown bravery by killing a militant recently. Her brother Ejaz Ahmed accompanied her during the meeting.

OCTOBER 10, 2009: JAMMU: Activists of PHE employees shout slogans to press for their long pending demands.

OCTOBER 12, 2009: JAMMU: An artisan makes earthen lamps ahead of Diwali festival.

OCTOBER 13, 2009: JAMMU: Members of Kashmir Pandit Migrants staged a massive protest demonstration against the state government seeking enhancement of cash relief and implementation of employment package for Kashmir Pandit youth at Relief Commissioner Office.

OCTOBER 15, 2009: JAMMU: Jammuites thronged market places to make purchases of decorative items ahead of Diwali festivals.

OCTOBER 15, 2009: JAMMU: Laxmilkant Chawala Punjab Heath Minister who arrived at Jammu to meet Anchal sharma (Amina Yusuf) whose husband Rajneesh Sharma was brutally murdered in police custody in Srinagar for marrying a Muslim girl, consoling her and assuring of full support at her residence in Jammu.

OCTOBER 15, 2009: JAMMU: A woman purchases utensils on the occasion of 'Dhanteras' in Jammu.

OCTOBER 15, 2009: JAMMU: Tawi Bridge Jammu blocked against alleged murder of Kuldeep Kumar by his employer and owner of New Pyaragon Tailor Shop Rajesh Kumar Family demands probe.

OCTOBER 18, 2009: JAMMU: Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy and J&K National Conference President Farooq Abdullah addressing party meeting at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhawan.

OCTOBER 19, 2009: JAMMU: Destitute girls of Bal Niketan Orphanage queuing up to apply ‘tilak’ to the boys of the orphanage on the occasion of ‘Bhaiya Dooj’ a special post Diwali Festival being celebrated by sisters for their brothers, in Jammu.

OCTOBER 21, 2009: JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Police officers paying floral tributes to martyred policemen at police memorial on the occasion of National Police Day at Railway Station in Jammu.

October 21, 2009 Jammu: Union Minister of State for Communication and IT Sachin Pilot releasing a special postal stamp on former Ruler of J&K Maharaja Ghulab Singh at a function alongwith Dr Karan Singh and Vikramaditya Singh

OCTOBER 24, 2009: JAMMU: Large number of young aspirants participated in a recruitment rally of Indian Army for J&K and Punjab organized at Sunjuwan Military Station in Jammu.

OCTOBER 24, 2009: JAMMU: A Hindu woman offers prayers during the Chhath Festival on the River Tawi .

OCTOBER 27, 2009: JAMMU: Army Officers, paying homage at War Memorial Tiger Division premises on the occasion of Infantry Day.

OCTOBER 28, 2009: JAMMU: Pakistan Occupied Kashmir refugees of 1947 led by SOS International organisisation observed ‘Virodh Divas’ against Prime Minister Dr Manmahan Singh Kashmir visit alleging discrimination with POK Refugees and demanded relief and rehabilitation at par with Kashmir Migrants in Jammu .

SCTOBER 30, 2009 Pathankot: Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Pradeep Vasant Naik addresses a press conference at Air Force Station Pathankot 122kms from Jammu.

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 31, 2009: Jammu: Long queues of trucks on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway near Nagrota passing off the days as the life line of Jammu Srinagar traffic has been closed for two days from Jammu to Srinagar in view of the annual ‘Darbar Move’ during which hundreds of trucks loads of government files are carried from Srinagar to Jammu for winter secretariat making the national highway available for one way traffic in Jammu.

*Raman Raina is Shehjar's Chief Photo Journalist based in Jammi, India.
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