Update: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday offered his prayers at the Somnath Temple and also offered his tribute to the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s statue, marking his seventh visit in Gujarat.
The Prime Minister also offered a special ‘puja’ at the temple, where he is a trustee.
This is Prime Minister Modi’s first visit to the temple after becoming the Prime Minister in May 2014.
Later in the day, Prime Minister Modi will address around 6,000 women sarpanchs from across the country on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday visit Somnath Temple.
He will offer his prayers there.
The Prime Minister will also address a public meeting near Triveni Sangam.
Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of Bharuch bus port in Gujarat.
He said only the people of the city who underwent a lot of trouble would understand the importance of the bridge.
“The world will not understand what it means to build a bridge here. The people of Bharuch, who have undergone so much pain, only they will understand its importance,” he said.
Emphasising that India’s economy is getting new power on the soil of Bharuch, Prime Minister Modi said, “If the vision is clear, intentions right and ideas perfect, then nothing can hinder success.”