CM pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Kirti Mandir, Porbandar

Published By : Admin | October 2, 2012 | 08:00 IST
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Gandhi Jyanti: CM joins prayer meet at Kirti Mandir in Porbandar

 “Bapu’s path is still relevant to save the humanity from global warming and global terrorism” - Chief Minister Narendra Modi

CM pays homage to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri

on his birth anniversary

 

Chief Minister Narendra Modi attended all-religion prayer meeting held at Kirti Mandir in Porbandar today morning on the occasion of Gandhi Jyanti. On the occasion, he appealed people to buy khadi with a view to encourage public awareness for cleanliness and for the service of poor.

He described Gandhiji’s birth on this land not as a birth of an individual but the birth of an entire epoch. “Bapu’s path is still relevant to save the humanity from global warming and global terrorism”, he said.

After paying respects to the great soul at his birthplace Porbandar, Mr.Modi addressed the all-religion prayer meet along with district minister in-charge Vajubhai Vala.

Appealing people to buy khadi the chief minister said, “If every family start buying khadi, the sell of khadi will increase and it will bring prosperity to the lives of poor”.

The Chief Minister also paid homage to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri.
“It is good fortune of our country that both these national leaders have carved place in the hearts of the people of India”, he said.

Finance Minister Vajubhai Vala delivered welcome address. Congress president for Gujarat unit Arjun Modhwadiya, MLA Karsanbhai Odedara, former irrigation minister Babubhai Bokhiriya, district panchayat president Bhojabhai Parmar, Collector Jayantkumar Sevak, district leaders, citizens and students joined the prayer meeting.

 

CM Pays tributes to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri

On the occasion of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri’s birth anniversary, Shri Modi paid glorious tributes to India’s former Prime Minister. “Shastri ji’s clarion call of Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan still resonates in the hearts and minds of every proud Indian,” wrote Shri Modi on his blog this morning.

 

 

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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.