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Yagna being planned for polls: BJP sources

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

As political parties get ready for elections, a MP is looking at a novel way of winning the polls -- with a ritual here in praise of the "goddess of the ruling administration".

The 'mahayagna' will be held somewhere close to the iconic in March, party sources said.

MP is organising the event, which, the sources said, could be attended by Modi, and the chief ministers of BJP- ruled states.

The "Rashtra raksha yagna" (ritual for saving the nation) will seek the blessings of Baglamukhi Devi for the next Lok Sabha elections and other state polls, the sources added.

Giri declined to comment on the yagna, but told the details would be disclosed on January 22.

Devotees believe the goddess of "raj vyavastha" (ruling administration) blesses people with power.

Aao ek sankalp lein, aao ek aahuti dein (Come, let's take a resolve and make an offering)" is the slogan for the event, plans for which are being chalked out at the residence of Giri, a disciple of Sri Sri of the Art of Living, the sources said.

The 'mahayagna' is being planned at the time when the has to fight to retain power in Rajasthan, and It also seeks to wrest from the

All the four states are scheduled to hold polls this year. The results of the elections in these states are expected to have an impact on the in 2019.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 15:30 IST