Mathura, Mar 3: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had a narrow escape when his SUV hit the boundary of narrow road on the Brahmanchal Hill in Mathura when he was returning after paying obeisance in Barsana on Tuesday.
The driver controlled the vehicle following which no one was injured. Luckily the vehicle was at very slow speed due to the narrow road and stopped immediately averting a major accident as the other side of the boundary is deep trench.
After stopping for a brief period, Adityanath fleet later left the place to fly back for Lucknow.
Meanwhile Adityanath paid obeisance to the principal deity of Ladli Ji temple in Barsana on Tuesday. Temple receiver Krishna Murari Goswami said Adityanath was offered a 'dupatta', a Radha-Krishna idol and 'prasadam'.
District Magistrate, Sarvagya Ram Mishra and SSP Gaurav Grover supervised the security of the chief minister inside the temple.
As a security measure, the entry of pilgrims remained suspended for a brief period when Adityanath was inside the temple, an official said. The chief minister received a warm welcome by the Goswami Community (priests).
Yogi Adityanath also inaugurated the tourist help centre constructed on the hills to facilitate the disciple coming for darshan of the deity. CM also visited Radha Bihari Inter College where he participated in Laddo Holi, played to celebrate the coming festival of colours. CM was welcomed by the Sants on the occasion and several folk artists also presented a colourful show which was hailed by Adityanath.
He later also inaugurated a cow-hospital. CM remained in Mathura for over five hours before returning to Lucknow. Uttar Pradesh Ministers Laxmi Narain Chaudhary, Dr Neelkanth Tewari and Shrikant Sharma accompanied the chief minister during the visit to the temple. (UNI)