New Delhi, ANI. Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra performed ‘Kanya Pujan’ with small children on the occasion of Durga Ashtami on Wednesday. In an Instagram post, she also shared pictures with several children. Let us tell you that today is the Ashtami date of Shardiya Navratri 2021 across the country, which is called Durgashtami. On Ashwin Shukla Ashtami, Mahagauri is worshiped and fast is observed. Kanya Puja and Navratri Havan are held on this day across the country. However, in many places this havan is also performed on Mahanavami and Dashami. In some parts of the country, Kanya Puja is also done on this day.

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Priyanka Gandhi has written on Instagram that today on the day of Ashtami, I went to the house of my father Rajiv Gandhi’s Rakhi sister for Kanya Puja. Going there brought back many old memories. Panditji had brought him from Jammu. His father worked as a watchman. She used to tie rakhi to my father and uncle. Indira Gandhi got him married. He died due to Corona. Yesterday his son told that he is worshiping Kanya for the first time without him, so today he went to his house and worshiped Kanya.

Priyanka Gandhi showed devotion

Along with this, Priyanka also wrote a Sanskrit shloka, through which she showed devotion towards Maa Durga.

Or Goddess Sarvabhuteshu Maa Gauri Rupen Sanstha

Namastasya Namastasya Namastasya Namo Namah:

Let us inform that earlier in Varanasi, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi had recited the ‘Ya Devi Sarva Bhuteshu’ Mahamantra during a rally. Along with this, while addressing the public, he also asked them to say ‘Jai Mata Di’.

Edited By: Sanjeev Tiwari