Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi performed Shastra Puja on Dussehra on 28th September at his residence.
The Director General of Police S.S Khandwawala was present during the puja. The entire police force offered their prayers to almighty and worshipped their weapons.
The annual Shastra Puja was performed by the Deputy Commissioner of Police Shri KLN Rao. The puja is performed by following the ritual of cleaning weapons and worshipping firearms.
The cultural origin behind the Shastra Puja is that of worshipping weapons and praying for victory on the auspicious day of Vijayadashami. This puja was performed by Kshatriyas in ancient times who prayed to the almighty for the betterment of the bearer.