PM's Kashi day out: A dip in Ganga, chat with labourers
The Times of India Delhi|December 14, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took the ritualistic dip in the holy river before going to inaugurate the Rs 900-crore Kashi Vishwanath Dham (KVD), housing the world-famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple.
Binay Singh
Varanasi: Maintaining the tradition, the ancient city welcomed the PM with the beats of ‘damru’, the favourite musical instrument of Lord Shiva, on his arrival at the Dham.

The PM, too, was seen in complete Banarasi mood as he took a holy dip in the Ganga at Lalita Ghat before offering prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath temple that enshrines one of the 12 Jyotirlingas. Clad in saffron-red with a long garland of ‘rudraksha’ and a ‘kalash’ (water pot) in his hand, he went to the river and offered prayers to Maa Ganga.

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