Indians pray to Kali for success
CALCUTTA: Hundreds of people crowded a famous temple on Friday to pray at a famous temple of the Hindu Goddess of destruction, Kali, in Calcutta on the eve of the Indian cricket team’s match with rival Pakistan.
Priests of the famous Kalighat temple organised a day-long religious ceremony to invoke the Kali’s powers for protection and strength to the Indian team, who are touring Pakistan after 15 years.
“We want to ensure India’s success in the historic tour Pakistan,” said Ajoy Banerjee, a priest of Kalighat temple. “Priests will hold a special prayer Friday night before the Goddess Kali to pray for them.” —AFP