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PM Modi offers special puja at Somnath Temple

Seeking blessings: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah offer prayers at the Somnath temple in Gujarat on Wednesday.   | Photo Credit: PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday offered special pooja at the historic Somnath Temple in Gujarat. This was his first visit to the temple after becoming Prime Minister. He is a trustee of the temple board.

BJP president Amit Shah, who is also a trustee on the board, was present.

On a two-day visit to his home State Gujarat, Mr. Modi on Tuesday dedicated a petrochemical complex OPaL in Dahej and inaugurated a bridge over the Narmada river in Bharuch.

In Gandhinagar, he met his mother Hiraba and then attended a dinner hosted by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.

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