CM Channi Prays At Bagula Mukhi Temple Ahead Of Punjab Elections

Dharamshala: Chief Minister of Punjab Charanjit Singh Channi reached Mata Bagulamukhi temple (40 kms from Dharamsala) on Saturday and performed special Huvan Pooja till midnight last to have the blessings of Mata Bagla Mukhi to form the Congress government again in the state after the coming state assembly elections slated for next year.

He was received by Congress district president Ajay Mahajan, HPCC general secretary Kewal Singh Pathania at the Gaggal airport on Saturday.

Punjab CM Channi prays at Bagula Mukhi Temple

Channi is a regular visitor to Mata Bagula Mukhi temple, but this is his first visit as CM Punjab. CM Channi has deep faith in Baglamukhi Mata. He was accompanied by his wife, son and daughter-in-law.

It is said that Pandavas performed devotion here during their exile period and the Mata  Bagula Mukhi temple was built in Dawapar time by PANDVA’s in only one night. Goddess is also known by the name of Shtrunashini Bagula Mukhi.

Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi visited Bagula Mukhi Temple in 1977 after she lost the election. Many biggest Politicians come here to take the blessing of Mata Bagula Mukhi. Bollywood actor Govinda also visited this shrine and actress Shilpa Shetty had recently visited here after the bail of her husband Raj Kundra.

The Chief Minister Punjab also visited Jawal Mukhi Temple on Sunday along with his family.

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Arvind Sharma is an award winning bi-lingual journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked with Divya Himachal, Dainik Jagran, Dainik Bhasker, Vir Partap, Ajit and PTI. In 2010, he was conferred the Himachal Kesri journalism award. He reports on the Tibetan Government in Exile, politics, sports, tourism and other topics. He lives in Dharamshala.

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