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In Etah district today, on the fourth and last Monday of Sawan, there was an influx of devotees in Shiva temples. Thousands of devotees thronged the ancient Kailash temple located at Etah district headquarters. On this occasion, youth, elderly, women, children and kavadis performed Jalabhishek by offering prayers at Kailash temple.
Today, on the fourth Monday of Sawan, in view of the high number of Kavadis, the Etah Police Administration and the District Administration had made elaborate arrangements. Kanwariyas reached Etah in large numbers by taking water from Ganga ji to Kanwar from Soron of Kasganj district. He worshiped Lord Shiva by coming to the Kailash temple here.
42 help centers were built on the route of kanwariyas
Etah Police had made elaborate security arrangements on the occasion. The entire Etah district is divided into 5 zones and 18 sectors. In these zones and sectors, the duties of Deputy District Officers and Circle Officers were imposed. Apart from this, 42 Police Assistance Centers have been set up on Kanwar routes in all police station areas and medical facilities have also been provided to them.
Devotees offering prayers in the temple.
On this occasion, District Officer of Etah Ankit Kumar Agrawal reached Etah to take stock of the security arrangements of the ancient Kailash temple. On the other hand, Senior Superintendent of Police Uday Shankar Singh himself reached and took stock and instructed the police personnel that the devotees coming to the temple should not face any kind of inconvenience. On this occasion, Dhirendra Kumar Jha, the chief priest of Kailash temple, told that this temple was built in the year 1926 by Dilsukh Rai, the then king of Etah. It is 190 feet high from the ground floor and has a Chaturmukhi Shiva Linga which is not present in any other temple in India. Such Shivling is only in the temple of Nepal. That is why this temple is more recognized.