ANI Photo | Andhra BJP chief Purandeswari offers prayers at Srisailam temple

Andhra Pradesh BJP president Purandeswari during her visit to Srisailam temple (Photo/ANI)

Nandyala (Andhra Pradesh) [India], January 22 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party president Daggubati Purandeswari offered prayers in Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy temple at Srisailam on Monday on the occasion of Pran Pratishtha of Ram Lalla in Ayodhya.
The Andhra Pradesh BJP chief was accorded a traditional welcome by the temple officials. Purandeshwari performed a special puja at the Mallikharjuna Swamy temple.
Purandheswari also visited the Shivaji Spurthi Kendra in Srisailam and paid a floral tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
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Meanwhile, the Pran Pratishtha ceremony, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for the new idol of Lord Ram was completed in Ayodhya today.
The Prime Minister, while addressing the dignitaries attending the grand event in the temple town of Uttar Pradesh, said that the moment of the unveiling of the Ram Lalla idol is an occasion not merely of triumph but of humility too.
“This is a moment of celebration as well as the moment of a reflection of Indian society’s maturity. It is an occasion of not merely triumph but humility too. The history of the world is itself proof that many countries get strangled in their own history and such countries faced difficulties when they tried to solve their problems…but the way, our country untied the knots of history, is proof that our future is going to be more beautiful than our past,” he said.
The PM said that the construction of the temple which was supposed to ‘set off a firestorm’ is a symbol of peace, patience, harmony and integration of the country.
“There was also a time when some people used to say ‘Ram Mandir bana toh aag lag jaegi’ (the construction of the temple will set off a firestorm). Such people could not understand the purity of India’s social spirit. The construction of this temple of Ram Lalla is also a symbol of peace, patience, mutual harmony and coordination of the Indian society. We are seeing that this construction is not giving birth to any fire, but to energy,” he added.
The PM also said that Ayodhya’s temple is a temple of national consciousness in the form of Ram.
The Prime Minister walked inside the temple premises with a silver ‘chattar’ (umbrella) placed on a red folded dupatta.
RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were also present inside the sanctorum during the rituals.
Devotees and guests chanted ‘Jai Sri Ram’ as the ceremony was held

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