Lord Mahakal’s grand marriage procession taken out with gusto

Thousands turn to massive feast

Ujjain: A grand marriage procession of Lord Mahakal was taken out in the city with full zeal and enthusiasm on Thursday. Devotees danced on the devotional beats during the procession as it passed through main routes of the city. Thousands of devotees had ‘ bhog- prasadi’ during the massive feast organised at Harsiddhi temple parking lot.

Lord Mahakal’s grand marriage procession taken out with gusto

Marriage ceremony was organised by Mahakal Shayan Aarti Pariwar. Devotees showed deep interest in marriage ceremony. Devotees played Holi  with dry colours. Women also assembled at the marriage ceremony venue and performed mangal songs. Procession began from Nagarkot ki Rani Area at 1.30 pm. Dozens of devotees attired in ghostly appearance accompanied the procession.

They danced at city squares along with bands and tableaux. Procession passing through Teliwada, Kanthal Square, Gopal Mandir, Gudri Square ended at Rudra Sagar. Procession was accorded warm welcome as the marriage procession reached at the venues. Wedding guests were applied tilak on their forehead. Certain antisocial elements who accompanied the procession caused inconvenience to women. They had consumed intoxicating substances. Minister Kailash Vijayvergiya did not turn to the event due to his election affairs.

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