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Abhishekam with Milk Brought from outside Not to be allowed in Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi

Adulterated milk is causing problems in many temples in India. The Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi will not be allowing devotees to perform abhishekam on the main Shivling in the temple with milk brought from outside. The temple committee will set up a branded milk store in the temple complex for devotees to buy milk.
Deccan Herald reports
Temple authorities said the management has decided that only branded milk would be allowed to be offered on the ‘Shivlinga’. 
“We have decided not to allow milk procured from elsewhere to used for the purpose of offerings,” said a senior official associated with the temple management.
He said that the non-branded milk sold in the open market was often adulterated.
“There have been reports that chemicals and other things are mixed with the milk,” he added. 
The temple management has entered into an agreement with a state sector dairy firm for sale of branded milk outside the temple. “Milk packets will be available for Rs 5 and Rs 10, the official said.