Nagpur: The traditional Govardhan Puja, a part of Diwali festivity, was performed with all devotional fervour at Geeta Mandir, Subhash Road, Cotton Market, here in the city. A ritual 56-Bhog dishes were offered to Geeta Mata at her Garbha Gruh.
Govardhan Puja was performed at the hands of Swami Nirmalanand and a large symbolic image of Bhagwan Govardhan was prepared for worship. Green vegetation was arranged and Go-mata (cow-mother) was allowed to pass through it.
Acharya Shiv Bihari Shukla (Haridwar) conducted the rituals and devotional recitations/ chantings were made.
Prominently present on the occasion were Mandir trustees Harish Gupta, Rajendra Tiwari, Gajanan Bhusari, Manglaben Bhusari, Radha Chourasia, Sudha Gupta, Seema Thakur, Anurag Agrawal, Sanjay Ramanuj, Pushpa Mudliyar, Pt Kamal Shukla, Ganesh Tiwari and others.