Visitors to Kashi Vishwanath temple to wear Khadi Slippers

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Varanasi.: The devotees visiting the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi and hundreds of temple workers will no longer need to enter the temple premises barefoot.

Starting 14th January, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is beginning the sale of Khadi handmade paper “Use & Throw” slippers for the use of the devotees and the workers.

The Khadi handmade paper slippers will be sold from the Khadi sales outlet located at the parking lot of the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor, official release said.

The handmade paper slippers can be purchased at a nominal price of Rs 50 per pair.

The slippers will be sold by Kashi Hastkala Pratisthan, a registered Khadi Institution in Varanasi.

The handmade paper slipper manufacturing unit will be inaugurated by the Mahant of Kashi Vishwanath Temple on Makar Sankranti; i.e. on 14th January, 2022.