Lucknow: Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani, celebrated his wife Nita’s 50th birthday in Varanasi on Saturday. Mr Ambani and his wife along with thei family members and friends arrived in Varanasi in the afternoon and offered prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath temple.
Eleven priests helped the Ambanis in conducting the ‘Rudra-Abhishek’ and offering prayers.
A special anti-slip synthetic red carpet was laid out on the lane leading to the temple and also at the Ghats. In the evening, the Ambani family and their guests watched the ‘Ganga Aarti’ at the Dasha-shwamedh Ghat followed by fireworks show at night.
According to sources, about four dozen guests, who attended the event, were given special security status. Permissions for other programmes being held on adjoining Ghats were withdrawn on Saturday.