Published On : Tue, Oct 11th, 2016

Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi performs pooja at Koradi temple

Nagpur: Noted Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi along with Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari, performed pooja at the Koradi temple here on the last of day of Navratri festival on Monday.

Katol MLA of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Dr Ashish Deshmukh was also present on this occasion. A huge crowd had thronged the temple for darshan as well as to get a glimpse of the Bollywood actor.

The temple dedicated to Shree Mahalaxmi Jagdamba Mata is located on the banks of Koradi Lake. It’s one of the oldest temples in the city. The temple complex is generally crowded during nine days long Navratri festival. And this time the celebrity attraction increased the crowd many fold. It is said that during the Navratri, at night more than 50,000 lamps are lighted at the temple premises.