Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao offered prayers at Ujjaini Mahankali temple in Secunderabad along with endowments minister Indrakaran Reddy.
KCR, who went with Purnakumbam received a warm welcome by the temples priests. He has also offered silk clothes to the mother goddess.
The police imposed heavy bandobast in the wake of the chief minister’s visit to the temple. On the other hand, Ministers Talasani Srinivas Yadav, Srinivas Goud and union minister for state Kishan Reddy visited the temple and offered prayers to the goddess.
It may be noted here that the annual Bonalu festivities started at the historic Sri Ujjaini Mahankali temple on a colourful note amidst tight security.