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‘Make Maharashtra Covid-19 Free’: Uddhav Thackeray Prays at Lord Vitthal Temple on Ashadi Ekadashi

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Aditya Thackeray. (File photograph/PTI)

His son and state minister Aaditya Thackeray was additionally current on the spiritual ceremony.’Warkari’ (devotee of Lord Vitthal) couple Vitthal Badhe and Anusuya Badhe acquired the chance to carry out the rituals alongside the chief minister.

  • Last Updated: July 1, 2020, 10:02 AM IST

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday carried out the ‘mahapooja’ of Lord Vitthal and Goddess Rukmini on the temple city of Pandharpur in Solapur district on the event of ‘Ashadhi Ekadashi’.

As per the conference, the chief minister carried out the pooja together with his spouse Rashmi Thackeray on the temple of Lord Vitthal at 2.30 am, and prayed to God to make Maharashtra and the nation freed from coronavirus and to grant peace and prosperity to farmers within the state.

His son and state minister Aaditya Thackeray was additionally current on the spiritual ceremony.’Warkari’ (devotee of Lord Vitthal) couple Vitthal Badhe and Anusuya Badhe acquired the chance to carry out the rituals alongside the chief minister.

In regular occasions, lakhs of warkaris from Maharashtra and different states used to throng the temple in Pandharpur on ‘Ashadhi Ekadashi’.

However, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maharashtra authorities cancelled this 12 months’s annual wari pilgrimage, which is characterised by folks strolling from far with palanquins to Pandharpur.

Curfew is in drive in Pandharpur since Tuesday to forestall any gathering of individuals within the temple city, positioned round 350 km from Mumbai.


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