Bhubaneswar : , Nov 22, : Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta das, along with his wife, went to Jagannath Temple in Odisha’s Puri Monday morning.Officials said that Das made prayers for Lord Jagannath, his siblings, and visited several sub-shrines, including Mahalaxmi and Maa Bimala in the Jagannath Temple compound.
The RBI Governor spoke to Puri media representatives and said that he was returning to the Temple for the first time in six years.My wife and I feel blessed to have been able to get darshan from Lord Jagannath and Balabhadra, Maa Subhadra, and Lord Jagannath.
Due to the Covid-19 epidemic, the country went through some difficult times.Now, all the country feels that it is over.
He said that everyone believes that the country has reached its final stage and that they are confident that everything will be ok with Lord Jagannath’s blessing.
In 2018, Das was elected as the RBI Governor.
His term was recently extended for three more years.Das is the first Odia person to hold the RBI Governor’s post.
A three-day Yagna was started in Puri as part of the inauguration of “Bhumi Pujan” (groundbreaking ceremony) for the heritage corridor project at the temple.
Within a radius of 75 metres of the Meghanada Pacheri Temple, the project will be implemented.
For the project, Rs 800 crore has been allocated by the state government.
According to religious legend, Gajapati King Dibyasingh Deb was the chief servitor at the Temple and gave five’shrotriya ‘Brahmins’ the task of performing the three-day Yagna.
Purna Ahuti, the ceremony of the Yagna’s Chief Minister Naveen Patel is set for November 24,
Swami Nischalananda Saraswati will attend the event as the Shankaracharya from Puri Gobardhaneth.
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