1,500 kg butter idol in Himachal temple big draw

SHIMLA- A clarified butter idol at a temple in Himachal’s Kangra district has turned out to be a major draw for thousands of devotees on the occasion of Makar Sankranti festival.Braving rain, large numbers of devotees Wednesday thronged the famous Brajeshwari Devi temple here to pay obeisance and have a glimpse of the idol made of 15 quintals of clarified butter, a temple. Prepared by 14 priests, the idol will remain on the pedestal of the goddess till Jan 20. One of the busiest shrines in north India, the Brajeshwari Devi temple witnesses majority of devotees coming from Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. ~

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