CM lays stone for renovating Shamlaji Temple Complex at a cost of Rs.70-cr

Published By : Admin | August 31, 2012 | 17:34 IST
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Narendra Modi gives a call to fight social evils like gutkha and malnutrition through mobile ‘miss call’

Ahmedabad, Friday: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone for renovation of Shamlai temple complex in Sabarkantha district to provide better facilities to the pilgrims at a cost of Rs.70-crore.

Speaking at a largely attended function after paying his obeisance at historic Vishnu temple, he said the Gujarat Government has undertaken a planned development of religious places on the lines of Ambaji with a view to creating job opportunities even in remote tribal areas. It is planned to be linked to proposed international tourist circuit with Devnimori Buddhist relics. He felicitated donors of gold plated doors and the idol’s crown.

Mr. Modi also distribributed papers of costly plots and financial assistance to 29,535 homeless tribal farmers living Below Poverty Line (BPL), cheques to Sakhi Mandal women under Mission Mangalam Yojna.

He called upon the people to launch a mass movement through mobilr ‘miss call’ against social evils like gutkhas and malnutrition. The people of the district handed over the papers adopting 1,100 anaganwadis to the Chief Minister as part of the campaign to fight malnutrition.

Mr. Modi said that Gujarat Government has won peoples’ hearts by providing 16-lakh houses to people living Below Poverty Line (BPL), which no other government had done in the country. He exuded confidence that so long he is protecting the treasury of the state as the Chief Minister of Gujarat; no one would be allowed to lay his ‘hand’ in the treasury.

Education Minister Ramanlal Vora and Minister of State for Education Jaysinh Chauhan spoke on the occasion. Others present there included Minister of State for Home Praful Patel, Member of Parliament Mahendrasinh Chauhan, Legislators Dilipsinh Parmar, Udesinh Zala, ex-MLAs Ramilaben Bara, Deepsinh Rathod and Upendra Trivedi, District Panchayat President Hemlataben Patel, other party functionaries, District Guardian Secretary Ms Jayanti Ravi, District Collector Jayprakash Shivhare and DDO Ravi Kumar Arora.

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PM participates in Kullu Dussehra
October 05, 2022
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi participated in the Kullu Dussehra celebrations at the Dhalpur Ground of Kullu, Himachal Pradesh today.

The Prime Minister was welcomed and facilitated upon his arrival. This was followed by the arrival of Bhagwan Raghunath Ji and it marked the commencement of the Rath Yatra. A huge crowd had gathered at the occasion to welcome the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister walked to the main attraction with lakhs of other devotees and paid his tributes to Bhagwan Raghunath. The Prime Minister greeted everyone present on the occasion with folded hands and witnessed the divine Rath Yatra along with the grand assembly of the deities in the historic Kullu Dussehra celebrations. A historic occasion, this was the first time ever that the Prime Minister of India had participated in the Kullu Dussehra celebrations.

The International Kullu Dussehra Festival is to be celebrated from 5th to 11th October 2022 at Dhalpur Ground of Kullu. The festival is unique in the sense that it is the congregation of more than 300 Deities of the Valley. On the first day of the Festival, the Deities in their well-decorated palanquins pay their obeisance at the temple of the Chief Deity Bhagwan Raghunath Ji and then proceed to the Dhalpur Ground.

The Prime Minister was accompanied by Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Jai Ram Thakur, Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting, Shri Anurag Thakur, and BJP State President, Shri Suresh Kumar Kashyap among others.

Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister had dedicated to the nation, AIIMS, Bilaspur. He also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of multiple projects in Himachal Pradesh in Luhnu, Bilaspur.