The leader of opposition in AP and YSRCP president YS Jagan performed special pujas for special status in Rishikesh. He performed Homam and prayed for the well being of the people and special category status of AP at Rishikesh. Jagan participated in the Chaturmasya Deeksha being held by the Swaroopanandendra Swamy, the head of Sarada Peetham in Visakhapatnam. He also took a holy dip in Ganga River. Later, he performed food donation to saints and pandits. YSRCP leaders Vijay Sai Reddy, YS Avinash Reddy and Mithun Reddy accompanied Jagan.