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  • Ujjain: Fifth procession of Lord Mahakal taken out

    Ujjain: Thousands of devotees, public representatives and others savoured Lord Mahakal’s look on the occasion of his fifth procession on Monday. Pujan of lord Chandramauleshwar was performed by divisional commissioner MB Ojha, IG Rakesh Gupta, collector Manish Singh and SP Sachin Atulkar in the vicinity of Mahakaleshwar temple. After performing rituals they launched the procession by holding the lord’s palanquin.

  • Ujjain: Mahakal temple surroundings become encroachment free

    Ujjain: Ujjain Municipal Corporation razed most of the illegal constructions from surrounding areas of Mahakal temple. The campaign began from Wednesday. Municipal commissioner Pratibha Pal inspected the encroached areas and urged kiosks owner to remove encroachments willingly following which UMC started its campaign.

  • Ujjain: Devotee stabbed to death, wife injured on Mahakal temple premises

    Ujjain: A devotee was stabbed to death and his wife injured by a kiosk owner over a petty issue on Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple premises on Saturday night. On being informed, the police reached the crime scene and sent the two injured to a hospital where the husband was pronounced brought dead. The two accused Amit Trivedi and his father Rajaram have been arrested.

  • Ujjain: BJP State head formulates assembly poll strategy with party workers

    Ujjain: Bharatiya Janata Party State head Rakesh Singh visited the city and paid obeisance to Mahakaleshwar temple on Wednesday.  Singh also convened a district level joint meeting of BJP workers and leaders of urban and rural units of the party on this occasion.

  • Ujjain: First Shravan month procession held in city

    Ujjain: Keeping aside sentiments of devotees and creating mis-arrangements, the local administration tried to propagate a message that RSS and BJP as well as wives of senior police and civil officers were priority for them during the first Shravan month traditional procession of Lord Mahakal on Monday.

  • Ujjain: Mahakal Bhakt Mandal to protest against mismanagement at Mahakaleshwar temple

    Ujjain: Mahakal Bhakt Mandal will begin their protest against mismanagement at Mahakaleshwar temple with a hunger strike from July 17 at Dewas gate. Before the protest they will discuss the problems of devotees with Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who will be in the city on July 14 for jan ashirwad yatra.

  • Ujjain: Demands to stop wrong practises in Mahakaleshwar temple

    Ujjain: Different organisations have come up for streamlining the arrangements at Mahakaleshwar Temple. Mahakal Sena Madhya Pradesh Dharma Prakoshtha president Rajesh Bairagi wrote a letter to government and Mahakaleshwar temple management committee chairman and made a demand of strict action against corrupted devotees.

  • Ujjain: Kamkhaya temple celebrates Ambubachi festival

    Ujjain: The Ambubachi festival was celebrated in the city’s Kamakhya Temple at Ranjeet Hanuman Road, near Kartik Mela Ground, on Thursday. The festival was celebrated in the same manner as it is celebrated in the main temple of goddess Kamakhya at Guwahati in the State of Assam.

  • Ujjain: Violent conflict outside Mahakaleshwar Temple

    Ujjain: Clashes and heated exchanges between the florists and prasad sellers in front of Mahakaleshwar temple have become order of the day. In a competition to sell their products to devotees coming to the temple, often they pick up quarrels, which sometime turn into a violent fight, leaving the spot tense.

  • Supreme Court nod to new norms for worship at Ujjain temple

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday gave its nod to new norms for worship at the Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain, directing temple authorities to use only RO (Reverse Osmosis) water for ‘jal abhishek’ of the Shiva lingam.

  • Supreme Court nod to new norms for worship at Ujjain temple

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday gave its nod to new norms for worship at the Mahakaleshwar temple in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain city, directing temple authorities to use only RO water for ‘jal abhishek’ of the Jyotirlinga.

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