PM Offers Prayers At Muktinath Temple


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on day two of his crucial Nepal visit, offered prayers at iconic Muktinath Temple. After visiting Muktinath temple, the prime minister was also scheduled to visit the famous Pashupatinath Temple.

Later in the day, Modi would hold several meetings with top Nepalese political leaders, including opposition leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’. The Prime Minister’s two-day visit to Nepal will come to an end with a civic reception in the evening before heading back to New Delhi.

Earlier on Friday, Modi offered prayers at Janki Temple and flagged off a bus service from Nepal’s Janakpur (the town where goddess Sita was born) to Ayodhya in India (Lord Rama’s birthplace).

Modi also inaugurated a Rs 6,000-crore Arun III project which was expected to generate 900 MW of power. Modi also said that Nepal and India can benefit if they cooperate and work together for the promotion of five Ts: Tradition, Trade, Tourism, Technology and Transport.