Varanasi:

President Ramnath Kovind reached Banaras on Sunday and had darshan of Baba Vishwanath.

On this occasion he was accompanied by wife Savita Kovind and Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel.

President Kovind visited the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor after visiting and offering prayers to Baba Vishwanath.

On his arrival at Babatpur Airport in Banaras this afternoon, the President was received by the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Anandiben and the cabinet minister of the state.

After that the President reached Bareka Guest House, where after rest he reached Vishwanath Temple via Sunderpur, Lanka Naria.

On reaching the temple, the President was accorded a traditional welcome by playing a damaru.

After this, the President along with wife Savita Kovind worshiped Baba Vishwanath with Shodashopachar method.

After worshiping, the priests presented him with Angavastram.

After worshiping Baba Vishwanath, the President visited the Vishwanath Corridor.

Along with this, on the occasion of World Environment Day in Vishwanath Corridor, planting 2 saplings gave a message to the people of the country to protect the environment. The President will go to Lucknow after finishing the program from Banaras.

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President reached the Gorakhnath temple


a day earlier. had arrived.

Here he said that Gita Press is not just a press, but a temple of literature.

He had said that the contribution of our temples and places of pilgrimage in the preservation of Sanatan Dharma is as much as the literature published by Gita Press.

On Saturday, after the end of the Gita Press centenary year celebrations, the President reached the Gorakhnath temple and offered prayers here.

CM Yogi had welcomed the President, the country's first lady Savita Kovind and Governor Anandiben Patel along with the temple officials and employees.

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