Rahul Gandhi visits Kheer Bhawani temple in Jammu and Kashmir

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday visited the Kheer Bhawani temple in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir

Rahul Gandhi visits Kheer Bhawani temple in Jammu and Kashmir
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday visited the Kheer Bhawani temple in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

Rahul Gandhi, who arrived on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, reached the temple nestled among mighty chinars in Tullamulla area of the central Kashmir district early in the morning, a Congress leader said.

He said Rahul Gandhi was accompanied by the party's general secretary organisation and, K C Venugopal to the famous Ragnya Devi temple popularly known as Kheer Bhawani.

"This was a private visit. Rahul ji wanted to pay obeisance at the temple," the leader said.

Scores of party leaders and supporters were waiting outside the shrine complex to welcome the former Congress president.

Rahul Gandhi is also scheduled to visit the Dargah Hazratbal shrine on the banks of the Dal Lake after the visit to the temple.

The Congress MP had attended a wedding reception of Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee president Ghulam Ahmad Mir's son at a posh hotel on Monday evening.


At 11:30 on Tuesday, the Congress MP will inaugurate the Congress Bhawan at MA Road in the heart of the city here.

"He will also interact with party leaders and workers at the party office," the Congress leader added.

Rahul Gandhi will leave for Delhi later on Tuesday.

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