Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday offered prayers at Hanuman Garhi temple in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya.
The Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor will also pay obeisance to Ram Lalla at Ram Janmabhoomi.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal offers prayers at Hanuman Garhi temple in Ayodhya. pic.twitter.com/FpKkEelbo7— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) October 26, 2021
Earlier on Monday, Mr Kejriwal joined the Maha Aarti on the holy bank of the river Sarayu, worshipped the Goddess and took her blessings.
"Had the privilege of attending Maa Saryu Aarti in Ayodhya, the city of Lord Shri Ram," tweeted Mr Kejriwal.
मां सरयू नदी के पवित्र तट पर महाआरती में शामिल होकर मां का वंदन किया एवं उनका आशीर्वाद लिया। बेहद आनंदित माहौल था। pic.twitter.com/xagM50uBZw— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) October 25, 2021
This development pours in just days before the festival of Diwali will be celebrated across the country on November 3-4. In North India, the festival marks the homecoming of Lord Rama (along with Goddess Sita, Lord Lakshmana, and Lord Hanuman) to the city of Ayodhya after defeating the demon Ravana.
Further, this visit by Mr Kejriwal comes just months before the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections to be held in 2022. Notably, AAP will also contest the elections in the state.