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.

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

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