Puri, Nov 22: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das, accompanied by his wife, visited Jagannath temple in Puri on Monday morning.
Das offered prayers to Lord Jagannath and his siblings in the main temple. He then visited a few sub-shrines including Mahalaxmi, Maa Bimala and Bata Ganesh in the Jagannath temple complex, officials said.
“I am visiting the temple after almost six years. I and my wife feel fortunate to have had darshan of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Maa Subhadra,” said the RBI Governor.
He said the country had to go through a very rough phase due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
“We hope that the entire country will overcome the situation with the blessing of Lord Jagannath,” said Das.