One fifty one priests representing all parts of the country chanted Vedic hymns , petitioning the Almighty to reduce the ill effects of pollution on the environment.
"Basically, this fire ritual is organized for development of human race and mainly for curbing the increasing amount in pollution in the world as the ingredients used in the holy performance will have a good effect on the environment," said Raghuveer, one of the priest.
AdvertisementOver 13,000 people made offerings for the holy cause.
At least 4.5 tonnes of clarified butter, wood, oil and other things was used in the nine day fire-ritual.
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