Lord Ganesha at Khajrana temple
Lord Ganesha at Khajrana temple

Indore: After 64 days, the gates of Khajrana Ganesh temple were opened for devotees. Following the order issued by the district collector Manish Singh on Friday night, the doors of the Khajrana Ganesh temple were opened for the devotees at around 2:00 pm. The collector is also the temple managing committee president. People stood in queues for darshan of Lord Ganesha, and there were a large number of devotees who turned up on the first day.

For entering the temple, it was necessary to bring a certificate of vaccination or to show the message on the mobile that they have taken the vaccine. On the orders of the district collector, only four devotees were allowed inside the temple at one time.

Other devotees are being allowed to visit the idol only after the first four visitors moved out of the premises. The priest of the temple Ashok Bhatt said that even today a large number of devotees had darshan and those who did not bring proof of vaccination were not given entry.

Bhatt said that the temple will remain closed tomorrow due to Corona Curfew on Sunday. "But a large number of devotees are expected to reach the temple on Wednesday, due to which it will be difficult to stop them outside under the temple, as is the present arrangement," he said. Bhatt said that it would be better that the temple should be kept closed on Wednesday.

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