Kangra, February 4: Ahead of Assembly elections 2022, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi offered prayers at Mata Baglamukhi Temple in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.
Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi performed 'havan' which started around midnight and ended at 1:30 AM. Acharya Dinesh said that Channi often visits the Baglamukhi temple.
"This is his third visit after becoming the Chief Minister. He has been visiting the Baglamukhi temple for the last 18-20 years. Gupt Navratri is going on and on this occasion, he came here with his family to offer his prayers," said the priest.
"He prayed for the peace, prosperity, and betterment of Punjab. He kept on whispering in front of god to do what's best for Punjab and Punjabiyat," he added.
Charanjit Singh Channi's visit comes ahead of Punjab polls where Congress is soon going to announce CM's face of the party.
CM Channi is contesting Punjab polls from Sri Chamkaur Sahib and Bhadaur constituencies. He has started campaigning for the same. During a rally on Tuesday, he said, "The people of Sri Chamkaur Sahib have backed me for 15 years. Till the time I have your support, not even a single power can stop me. What I am today is all because of the land of Sri Chamkaur Sahib and its people."
Punjab Assembly elections 2022 are scheduled to be held on February 20 while the counting of votes will take place on March 10.
-PTC News with agency inputs