Yogi becomes first UP CM to visit Kashi Vishwanath temple 100 timesMarch 18, 2023 13:01
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday morning offered prayers at Kashi Vishwanath temple and became the first chief minister of Uttar Pradesh to visit the temple for the 100th time in the last six years, an official release said.
Yogi has been coming to the temple every 21 days on average since assuming power in 2017, to worship Baba Vishwanath and pray for the welfare of the people of the state and the country at large through the 'Shodashopachar' method.
Yogi came on a two-day visit to Varanasi for the 113th time on Friday.
The CM visits Kashi at least once a month and on each visit, he reviews and conducts field inspections of development works in the city.
After taking charge of Uttar Pradesh for the first time, Yogi Adityanath visited Lord Visheshwar 74 times from 2017 to March 2022 to seek blessings. -- ANI