Devotees invade the temples of India on New Year's morning

NEW DELHI: Devotees crammed temples throughout India to offer prayers for a happy and prosperous life the first morning of 2020, Wednesday.

In Maharashtra, thousands of people performed at the famous Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple in Mumbai to offer prayers.

The priests made a special Arti on the banks of the Ganges in Varanasi, where hundreds of devotees prayed for peace. Several other temples also witnessed heavy footsteps in the morning.

In Uttarakhand, special bids and Arti were made for Shivling of Lord Shiva in the temple of Sri Chandrashwar Mahadev in Rishikesh on occasion.

Thousands of devotees crammed the Golden Temple in Amritsar to seek blessings in the new year. They were seen taking a holy bath on the first day of 2020.

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal , her husband and the head of Shiromani Akali Dal Sukhbir Singh Badal He visited the Golden Temple to offer prayers.