KCR Holds Grand Yagna At Farmhouse Ahead Of Telangana Polls. See Photos

A government statement said KCR performed 'Raja Syamala Yagam', 'Chandi Yagam' and other rituals at his farmhouse, in which his wife and other family members also participated.

KCR Holds Grand Yagna At Farmhouse Ahead Of Telangana Polls. See Photos

Telangana Elections: KCR or K Chandrasekhara Rao held the "yagnam" at his farmhouse in Siddipet.

Hyderabad:

Dressed in white and gold robes, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao performed a "Yagnam" or prayers at his farmhouse on Sunday. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief, who is known for his elaborate religious rituals, organised the puja before launching another round of campaigning for the December 7 state election.

The rituals performed by Mr Rao, popularly known as KCR, included offerings made to a holy pyre at his property in Siddipet.  

A government statement said KCR performed 'Raja Syamala Yagam', 'Chandi Yagam' and other rituals at his farmhouse, in which his wife and other family members also participated.

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Telangana Elections: The rituals were conducted for the welfare of the state and its people, an release said.

The prayers end with the "poornahuti" or concluding ritual on Monday at 11.11 am, the statement said.

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Telangana Elections: KCR's pujas were held weeks ahead of the assembly elections in the state.

It said the yagnam is conducted for the prosperity of the state, well-being of its people and for "successfully taking forward various developmental programmes".

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Telangana elections will be held on December 7. Votes will be counted on December

Last week, KCR offered prayers at a temple and placed nomination papers at the deity's feet before submitting them at the election office, at an "auspicious" time. 

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