Malda: In the month of Sawan, worship of Lord Shankar is celebrated all around these days. In Malda district also people are offering prayers to Mahadev. The corona and flood hit also greatly affected the temple’s worship. The temple complex of the giant Shiva idol in the number 13 ward of Malda city is completely submerged these days. Devotees are worshiping Mahadev by standing in water somewhere up to their knees in the temple premises. As the month of Savan starts from Monday, worship of Mahadev has started in the Shiva temples here, people are crossing the various barriers and reaching the temple courtyard and offering water to Lord Shiva, along with some people She is absorbed in Mahadev’s Aradhana by offering honey, milk and belpatra. But the Sadarghat area of the English market municipality has the largest Shiva statue in the district. There is a huge Shivling in front of the idol of Mahadev, but the temple complex is submerged due to the entry of Mahananda in the temple. People are worshiping Lord Shiva by getting down to the waist. A crowd of Shiva devotees was seen here on Tuesday morning also on the occasion of Sawan month. Some people are reaching here by boat and offering water to Lord Shiva.