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Bharat Jodo Yatra: Rahul, Priyanka perform Ma Narmada aarti, pray at Omkareshwar temple



Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and his sister and party's general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra performed Ma Narmada aarti at Omkareshwar temple in Madhya Pradesh on Friday. (By Staff Reporter) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, his sister and party's general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and her family members on Friday performed 'Ma Narmada' aarti at Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh. Gandhi's cross-country Bharat Jodo Yatra reached Khandwa district of the state during the day.The Gandhi siblings held 'diyas' (lamps) while performing aarti along with the priests at Brahmapuri ghat on the banks of the Narmada river.Rahul Gandhi also offered a "chunari' to the river and then prayed at the famous Shiva temple, one of the 12 'jyotirlings' in the country.Priests placed a turban on Gandhi's head and draped a 'dupatta' (stole) with 'Om' written on it on his shoulders.Police stopped the entry of devotees to Brahmapuri Ghat and also directed shops in the vicinity to down shutters as part of security arrangements.