Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), November 13 (Language) Gorakhnath temple lit up in memory of the martyrs on Monday. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath lit a lamp in the Bhim Sarovar area of the temple.
The Chief Minister later paid tribute to the martyrs at the Gorakhnath temple complex. ‘Ek Diya in the Name of Martyrs’ program was also organized in the evening.
A spokesperson of the state government said in a statement issued here that as soon as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the program, the atmosphere became radiant with the glow of 11 thousand earthen lamps.
They lit lamps near Bhim Sarovar and offered flowers on the pictures of martyrs decorated on the Muktakashi stage.
This program was organized by Bhojpuri Association of India. During the programme, the entire temple complex was illuminated with earthen lamps.
A cultural program consisting of patriotic songs and dances was organized on the Muktakashi stage within the temple premises.
In the presence of the Chief Minister, these presentations focused on cultural nationalism received an enthusiastic response from the audience.
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