Khichdi Mela: Gorakhpur Municipal Corporation has declared the adjoining area of the temple complex as a polythene free zone. Along with this, campaign has begun to stop the use of plastic bags in the temple premises.
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With the Makar Sankranti being celebrated with full enthusiasm across the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will follow the old traditions by offering the first Khichdi at the Gorakhnath temple, Gorakhpur on January 14, 2021.
General Bipin Rawat offered prayers at Gorakhnath temple while Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath accompanied him for a small tour of the temple premises.
Incense sticks in Gorakhnath temple: “Shree Gorakhnath Ashirwad” brand of incense sticks, are being made largely by women and is likely to give strong impetus to women empowerment, financially.
Under Unlock 1 guideline, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) allowed the opening of religious places and places of worship for public, hotels, restaurants and other hospitality services along with shopping malls from June 8.
The Gorakhnath temple is one of the most revered shrines in the region and is the seat of ''Gorakhshdham''. Lakhs of devotees visit the temple all year round.
The chief minister was seen washing the feet of the little girls, offering them clothes, food and interacting with them at the ceremony.