President worships at KV temple

Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel presented a souvenir to President Kovind, while Dr Nagendra Pandey, Chairman of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple Trust presented Angavastram, prayer beads, dupatta and prasad.

VAARANASI Chairman, Ram Nath Kovind celebrated worship of Lord Shiva at Kashi Vishwanath Temple and prayed for the welfare of fellow countrymen on Sunday evening,

President Kovind and his wife arrived at the KV temple around 5:30 p.m. and performed Baba Kashi Vishwanath’s Shodashopachar poojan amid mantra chanting by Archaks (priests) Neeraj Pandey, Satyanarayan Choubey and Sanjay Pandey.

Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel presented a souvenir to President Kovind, while Dr Nagendra Pandey, Chairman of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple Trust presented Angavastram, prayer beads, dupatta and prasad.

As it was World Environment Day on Sunday, President Kovind planted a beautiful tree in the premises of the KV temple. The governor also planted a sapling on campus.

The President also went to inspect the Kashi Vishwanath Dham. He saw the gallery and Mandir Chowk Emporium. He also inspected all the photo galleries of the hallway construction.

Divisional Commissioner Deepak Agarwal, District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma, Chief Executive Sunil Kumar Verma, Special Duty Officer Umesh Kumar Singh and Additional Chief Executive Nikhilesh Mishra were also present.

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