On Makar Sankranti, Yogi Adityanath performed pooja in Gorakhnath temple, will issue special postage stamp at Khichdi fair
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath worshiped in Gorakhnath temple on Thursday morning on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti. He said, "I wish you all the best of Makar Sankranti." Makar Sankranti is known by different names in every state. In North India it is known as Makar Sankranti, in South India it is called Pongal, in Punjab it is called Lohri, and in Assam it is called Bihu. "
The Chief Minister said, “This festival is dedicated to Lord Surya. On this day, people take a bath in the holy rivers and offer water to the Sun God and worship them ”
The Chief Minister said, “On this day, devotees go to the confluence of Prayagraj to take a dip and worship God. For today's special day, every kind of facility in Prayagraj has been provided by the district administration. " Today, lakhs of devotees come to the Gorakhnath temple to eat khichdi and seek the blessings of Gorakhnath. Regarding following the rules of the devotees, Yogi Adityanath said that all people will follow the rules. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi, all the people of the country will soon be vaccinated.
Chief minister will issue special postage stamp
On the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti, Chief Minister Yogi Aditya Nath will issue a special stamp. There will be many important things related to Khichdi fair and religious beliefs in this postage stamp. According to the postal department, he has printed about 5 thousand copies. This program has been organized at the Khichdi Fair to be held at Gorakhnath Temple. After the Chief Minister's ticket is issued, it will be distributed among all the devotees present there. Through this stamp, the Uttar Pradesh government and the postal department want to save their cultural heritage and traditions.
The postal department is also setting up a special camp in Gorakhnath temple. Under this, people will get all the postal services in the same temple for 10 days. All the common service centers of the postal department will be provided from the camp. For example, mobile recharge, DTH recharge, Fastag, Bijali, water, telephone, gas bills will now be paid from the temple premises. Also, bus, train and airplane tickets will also be booked for those who come from outside in the camp.