Chitrakoot: Congress President, Rahul Gandhi visited the Kamtanath temple on Thursday situated in Kamadgiri forested hill of Chitrakoot, Satna district.
The Kamtanath temple is considered as a holy place where Lord Rama stayed during his exile.
Rahul Gandhi started his two-day visit to the poll-bound Madhya Pradesh from Thursday after offering prayers at the famous Kamtanath temple in Chitrakoot, a religious spot famous for political gatherings. Rahul Gandhi was accompanied with Madhya Pradesh Congress Chief Kamal Nath, Jyotiraditya Scindia and many more state leaders during the prayer at the temple.
Kamatnath temple holds a vital importance within the people of Madhya Pradesh.
It is one and the only temple, which is particularly dedicated to Lord Ram and locals believed that “prayers come true” and also several politicians consider big faith in the temple. Earlier various politicians like Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Amit Shah and many more high profile leaders have visited the temple to shine on Hindutva platform. As per the sources, around 5,000 pilgrims visit the temple every month.
This is Rahul’s second leg of campaigning in Madhya Pradesh, where areas of Satna and Rewa districts will be covered. Vindhya region comprised of Satna, Rewa, Shahdol, Sidhi and Singrauli districts are considered as the massive strength of Congress.
Congress chief is visiting the state after his successful rally in Bhopal and where he attacked, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan over false promises.