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Looking forward to undertake Mansarovar yatra: Digvijaya

Press Trust of India  |  Bhopal 

Seeking to follow in footsteps of his Rahul Gandhi, senior Madhya Pradesh Monday expressed his desire to undertake the Kailash Mansarovar

Singh tweeted a picture of lake Mansarovar stating that he might embark on the pilgrimage next year.

"Mansarovar, I also must do this Yatra, May be next year," he tweeted.

When reporters asked him in about his wish to undertake the holy pilgrimage, the former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister replied, "Inshallah (God willing), why not?"

The pilgrimage is known for its spiritual significance. Besides Hidus, people from Jainism and Buddhism also embark on the annual

The pilgrimage is organised during June-September every year from two different routes in Uttarakhand and

Mansarovar is a high altitude freshwater lake fed by the near in the Tibet Autonomous Region of

The president, who had last year publicly proclaimed himself as a "Shivbhakt" (a devotee of Lord Shiva), completed his Mansarovar recently.

(70), along with his wife and some party colleagues, had completed the six-month-long Narmada Parikrama in April this year.

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First Published: Mon, September 10 2018. 19:10 IST