Rahul Gandhi offers prayers at Kheer Bhawani temple in J-K

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday paid obeisance at the famous Ragnya Devi temple popularly known as Kheer Bhawani temple in Ganderbal district today morning.

Rahul Gandhi reached the temple nestled among mighty chinars in Tullamulla area of the central Kashmir district early in the morning. He was accompanied by the party's general secretary organisation K C Venugopal. Authorities had made elaborate security arrangements during Rahul's visit to the temple.

"This was a private visit. Rahul ji wanted to pay obeisance at the temple," a Congress leader told.

Rahul was in Srinagar to attend Ghulam Ahmad Mir's son's wedding. Mir is the president of Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee. The Congress MP will inaugurate the Congress Bhawan at MA Road in the heart of the city. He will also interact with party leaders and workers at the party office. Rahul will leave for Delhi later on Tuesday.