Shirdi Saibaba temple to remain open on Dec 24 and 31 nights

 Saibaba temple will remain open throughout nights on December 24 and December 31 anticipating heavy rush of devotees.

PTI| Last Updated: Dec 23, 2016, 20:49 PM IST

Shirdi: Saibaba temple will remain open throughout nights on December 24 and December 31 anticipating heavy rush of devotees.

"We are expecting huge rush on the occasions of Christmas and New Year and have decided to keep the temple open on nights of December 24 and 31," said Kundan Kumar Sonawane, acting Executive Officer of Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan Trust.

In view of this, the 'shejarati' of Saibaba, performed in night, stands cancelled on two nights, whereas 'kakada arati', performed at dawn, will not be performed on December 25 and?January 1, he added.