Nashik: Pilgrims offer prayers at Saptshrungi
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Last Updated: Monday, April 18, 2011, 15:23
  
Nashik: Five lakh pilgrims from all over Maharashtra especially from Khandesh region gathered at the famous Saptshrungi goddess temple atop Nanduri here on the occasion of 'Chaitra Poornima'.

The devotees offered prayers and witnessed the fair, which began here last night after the traditional 'kirtidhwaja' atop the temple was hoisted at midnight by the priest marking the beginning of the weeklong event.

Police have beefed up security arrangements on the hill for the annual weeklong fair, Suresh Nikam, development officer of the temple trust told reporters.

PTI


First Published: Monday, April 18, 2011, 15:23


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