Raipur, April 11 (H.S.). Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel prayed for the happiness and prosperity of the people of the state by performing aarti at the confluence of Mahanadi, Shivnath and Leech rivers in Shivrinarayan late on Sunday evening. A grand scene was seen on the occasion of Mahanadi Aarti in a musical atmosphere. At the time of Aarti, the people present there were overwhelmed by the collective chanting.

On this occasion, along with the Chief Minister, Minister Duy Tamradhwaj Sahu, Dr. Shiv Kumar Dahria, Chairman of State Goseva Commission, Rajesri Mahant Dr. Ramsunder Das, citizens also performed aarti.

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel unveiled the statue of Mata Shabri situated at Baba Ghat on the occasion. The Chief Minister also laid the foundation stone for various development works worth Rs 238 crore. The Chief Minister distributed free electronic chalk to 50 potter families (beneficiaries).