KCR, Pawan Kalyan Have Darsan Of Ujjaini Mahankali
The Telangana CM and the Tollywood superstar visited the Ujjaini Mahankali temple in Secunderabad today and offered prayers on the occasion of bonalu.
Hyderabad | 29th July 2018
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, accompanied by his family members, visited the Ujjaini Mahankali temple in Secunderabad today and offered prayers.
He also presented silk saris and bonams to the presiding deity.
Upon the CM's entering the temple, the temple priests and officials warmly welcomed him with a poornakumbham. Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy, Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav, Endowments Minister A Indrakaran Reddy, GHMC Mayor Bonthu Rammohan, MPs Santhosh Kumar and Malla Reddy, TPCC President Uttam Kumar Reddy and others were also present.
With thousands of devotees eagerly waiting in serpentine queues for a darsan of the goddess, the city police had to tighten security for the visit of the Chief Minister.
Tollywood hero and Jana Sena party president Pawan Kalyan too visited the temple and worshipped the deity after offering her a silk sari, pasupu and kumkuma. The temple officials welcomed him too enthusiastically and felicitated him with a shawl. Meanwhile there was a frenzy outside too as the devotees waiting for a darsan themselves competed with each other to capture the star in their cell phones.
Earlier in the morning, Legislative Council Chairman K Swamy Goud, Assembly Speaker S Madhusudhana Chary, MLA Srinivas Goud and others too worshipped the deity and sought her blessings.
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