Pranab worships Goddess Durga at ancestral home

Union Minister Pranab Mukherjee today worshipped Goddess Durga at his ancestral home in Mirati village on `Mahasaptami`, the first day of the four-day long puja.

Last Updated: Oct 14, 2010, 21:05 PM IST

Birbhum: Union Minister Pranab
Mukherjee today worshipped Goddess Durga at his ancestral home
in Mirati village on `Mahasaptami`, the first day of the
four-day long puja.

Dressed in a spotless dhoti, Mukherjee arrived at this
remote village in Birbhum district in the morning from
his sister`s house at nearby Kirnahar.

As the priest performed puja and `aarti`, Mukherjee
recited `Chandipath` before the idol.

The Finance minister later attended a credit disbursal
programme organised by Corporation Bank and micro-finance
organisation Bandhan at his village.

-PTI