C L Rajam along with his wife Vijaya Rajam and son C Srikanth, took holy dip in Godavari river near Gautmeshwara Swamy temple at Manthani in Karimnagar district in the early hours of Saturday. Later, the family performed special poojas in the temple.
In the evening, the temple authorities conducted Godavari Maha Harathi programme under the auspices of Metro India Managing Director Vijaya Rajam as part of Godavari Pushkaralu. Pilgrims in large numbers attended the programme and offered Harathi to Godavari river. Former Bhongir MP Komatireddy Rajagopal Reddy and his wife, Metro India vice-president Tulasi Das, GM Naganna and Special Correspondent Madhuri Dasagranthi took part in the Maha Aarathi programme.