Police commissionerate Holds Ayudha Puja
Mangaluru: In India, today Hindu fraternity celebrates the 9th day of Navaratri. Being an integral part, on this day, devotees bless their vehicles, equipment and tools thus celebrating Ayudha Puja or Astra Puja.
On October 10, the police department performed Ayudha Puja to worship all the instruments used by them for law enforcement from their armoury and vehicles. SP Bhushan Borase, DCP crime and traffic Dr Sanjiv M Patil, Additional SP Dr Vedamurthy and other police personnel took part in the Puja.
At the DAR office, the police personnel cleaned the vehicles, tools and equipment and placed them in a particular place. They decorated the implements with flowers and prayed for the safety of all human beings using them. The religious priests performed Puja, after the Puja sweets were distributed and firecrackers were burst.
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