Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath offers prayers on first Monday of 'Sawan'

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GORAKHPUR:

Uttar Pradesh

chief minister

Yogi Adityanath

offered prayers at the Mansarovar Temple in

Gorakhpur

, on the first Monday of 'Sawan' month.
The

chief minister

continues to be the head priest of the Gorakhnath Temple. He was appointed as the chief priest in September 2014.

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Police personnel were deployed in several temples of the state to monitor social distancing amid Covid-19.
A large number of devotees offered prayers to

Lord Shiva today

being the first Monday of the holy month Sawan. As per the

Hindu calendar

, the month, which began today, will continue till August 3.

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