MEDAK: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao conducted an ‘Ayutha Maha Chandi Yagna’ in Medak on Sunday.
The five-day yagna was performed by Rao at his farm house. He was accorded a traditional welcome at the ‘yagashala’ soon after his arrival.
The Telangana Chief Minister also undertook a circumambulation of the ‘yagashala’ before performing ‘Garu Prarthana’ in front of the idol of ‘Chandi Mata’.
According to reports, about 2,000 priests from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are taking part in the mega ‘yagam’ being performed for universal peace.
Rao has spent about Rs. 7 crore on performing ’Ayutha Maha Chandi Yagna’ in the state.
Rao, however, confirmed that the state government will not be responsible for the budget, but the Chief Minister himself will be funding the function.
The pooja is being conducted for being performed for universal peace.