Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will provide silk ‘vastrams’ to Goddess Kanaka Durga on the temple atop Indrakeeladri hill right here on the ‘Moola Nakshatram’ day (October 21), which is the fifth day of the nine-day Dasara competition.
On that day, the Goddess is worshipped as ‘Sri Saraswati Devi’.
District Collector A.Md. Imtiaz, together with Commissioner of Police B. Sreenivasulu and different officers, visited the temple on Monday and inspected the preparations for the Chief Minister’s go to.
Talking on the event, Mr. Imtiaz mentioned that Mr. Jagan Mohan Reddy would current the ‘pattu vastralu’ to the Goddess within the afternoon. All preparations had been being made to make sure most safety through the Chief Minister’s go to, he mentioned.
The Collector directed the officers involved to make sure that all of the workers members participating within the programme together with the Chief Minister adopted the COVID-19 security measures. “Just a few individuals will probably be allowed to accompany the Chief Minister,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, protecting in view the heavy pilgrim rush normally witnessed on the auspicious ‘Moola Nakshatram’ day yearly, the officers will permit solely 13,000 individuals to have darshan of the Goddess. On the remaining days of the competition, solely 10,000 individuals per day are being allowed.
College students in giant numbers throng the temple on that day to hunt the blessings of Goddess Saraswati Devi.