On arrival, Mukherjee was accorded a reception with full temple honours by the priests who conducted him to the sanctum sanctorum amid chanting of Vedic hymns.
After prayers, he was presented with a sacred silk cloth, 'laddu' prasadam and holy water by temple authorities while the priests invoked divine blessings at the ancient Ranganayaka Mandapam inside the temple, where he spent about half-an-hour.
This was the President's second visit to the hill shrine after assuming the country
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