HUGE RUSH AT JASIDIH STATION DURING SHRAVANI MELA
Kolkata, August 29, 2023:
The Shravani Mela at Deoghar is an integrated part of India’s cultural and religious calendar attracting numerous devotees who come to seek the blessing of Lord Shiva and immerse themselves in the spirit of devotion and unity. The Mela takes place during the auspicious month of Shravan. Devotees from various parts of India rush to Deoghar to worship Lord Shiva. During the Shravani Mela, Jasidih station witnesses a significant influx of devotees from different corners of the country who come to participate in the festivities and religious rituals. As the gateway of Deoghar, Jasidih Railway station experienced a surge in ticket sales. Eastern Railway makes special arrangements and additional train services to accommodate the rush of passengers during this holy period. RPF and Commercial staff devoted fully to the safety and comfort of the pilgrim reaching Jasidih after a long journey.
Jasidih Railway station which is the gateway to the famous Shiva Temple, recorded significant ticket earnings during the Mela period this year which is evident from the booking counter earning figure as follows:–
• 27th August, 2023 – Rs. 23,29,325/-
• 26th August, 2023 – Rs. 19,65,160/-
• 20th August, 2023 – Rs. 28,03,415/-
• 19th August, 2023 – Rs. 20,24,530/-
It is worth mentioning here that up to 26th days of Shravani Mela, the total passenger earnings from Jasidih station is Rs. 62208740/-
The figure for ticket sales highlights the popularity and importance of the railway station as a crucial transportation hub during festivals in the Deoghar region.