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135th Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra commences in Ahmedabad

Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi performs ‘Pahind Vidhi’ and the age-old tradition of pulling the chariot of Lord Jagannath.

On the morning of Thursday 21st June 2012, the Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra began from the 400 year old Jagannath Temple in Ahmedabad. On the occasion, Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi performed the ‘Pahind Vidhi’ of the Yatra. This is the symbolic path cleaning on the chariot of Lord Jagannath after which the Yatra commences.

On the occasion, Shri Modi also pulled the chariot of Lord Jagannath out of the temple premises, which is also an age-old tradition.

"After Puri, Ahmedabad's Rath yatra in the country and world has turned out to be centre of attraction. Thousands of saints arrive in Gujarat to participate in this Rath yatra," Shri Modi said. "I pray to Lord Jagannath that Gujarat which has been successful in attaining new heights of development with peace, unity and Sadbhavana should prosper and progress more with the lord's blessing," he added. "On the occasion of Rath yatra, I pray at Lord's feet that even this year the rains should be good during the monsoon," the Chief Minister stated.

‘মন কী বাত’ৰ বাবে আপোনাৰ ধাৰণা আৰু পৰামৰ্শ এতিয়াই শ্বেয়াৰ কৰক!
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has thanked world leaders for their greetings on India’s 73rd Republic Day.

In response to a tweet by PM of Nepal, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank You PM @SherBDeuba for your warm felicitations. We will continue to work together to add strength to our resilient and timeless friendship."

In response to a tweet by PM of Bhutan, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you @PMBhutan for your warm wishes on India’s Republic Day. India deeply values it’s unique and enduring friendship with Bhutan. Tashi Delek to the Government and people of Bhutan. May our ties grow from strength to strength."

 

 

In response to a tweet by PM of Sri Lanka, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you PM Rajapaksa. This year is special as both our countries celebrate the 75-year milestone of Independence. May the ties between our peoples continue to grow stronger."

 

In response to a tweet by PM of Israel, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you for your warm greetings for India's Republic Day, PM @naftalibennett. I fondly remember our meeting held last November. I am confident that India-Israel strategic partnership will continue to prosper with your forward-looking approach."