Amidst chanting of Vedic incantations,Shravan festival began today in Deoghar,home to one of 12 Jyotirlingams in the country. The month long festival during which lakhs of Shiva devotees throng the Baidyanath temple in Deoghar,is celebrated across the country.
At the Deoghar temple,two ministers of the Hemant Soren government –Congress’s Rajendra Prasad Singh and RJD’s Annapurna Devi were present. Speaking on the occasion,Singh said, “Nothing political should affect puja and its rituals.”
Arrangements have also been made for a hassle free and safe Shravani Mela at Pahari Mandir, Ranchi too, awaiting to be inaugurated by BJP MLA and former Speaker tomorrow.