KCR, accompanied by his wife, Shoba Rani, daughter-in-law and grand-daughter, worshipped at the famous Goddess Kanaka Durga temple at Vijayawada. Minister Nayani Narsimha and Member of Parliament (MP) Kesava Rao were also with him. He made the spectacular offering of a diamond-studded, meticulously designed nose-ring to the deity. At the outset, he was received with grand temple honours by the officials and political leaders. Andhra Pradesh (AP) government, including Nannapaneni Rajakumari, accorded a grand welcome to the neighbouring Chief Minister (CM) and showered him with gifts.