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Jun 15, 2020

Number of devotees visiting Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi reduces amid Coronavirus pandemic

Corona infection has changed the human life worldwide and it's impact are quite visible on day to day life.

It has also changed the way people used to worship.

At Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi, number of devotees visiting the world famous temple has reduced phenomenally while there is long waiting for Online pooja which started recently.

AIR correspondent reports, three months back, per day thousands of devotees from across the world used to visit The famous Kashi Vishwanath temple at Varanasi.

Now post lockdown the numbers have reduced to merely 900 to 1 thousand per day and almost all of them are local.  

On the contrary there is waiting for online pooja which was started by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath few days back.

CEO of the Kashi Vishwanath Temple Vishal singh says that devotees from across the globe have queued for Online Mahamrityunjay Jap and Rudrabhishek.

Although number of devotees visiting the famous temple are less in numbers but at precautionary measures are being taken by Temple administration to avoid spread of infection.

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