PM Modi offers prayers at Kamakhya Temple in Assam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati on Friday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday offered prayers at Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam before embarking on his last campaign trail in the state for the second and final phase of polling which is scheduled for April 11. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will observe strict religious fasts during Navratri starting from Friday. During the nine days of Chaitra Navratri, Prime Minister will abstain from having food and will only intake water.

Modi shared a few glimpses on Twitter and wrote, “Prayed to Maa Kamakhya, for the development of our nation & the wellbeing of our citizens.”

After offering prayers at the famous temple, the Prime Minsiter tweeted: “After many years, on first day of Navratri, getting an opportunity to visit Kamakhya Temple & offer prayers to Maa Kamakhya. Feeling blessed.”

The temple, dedicated to Maa Kamakhya and situated on the Nilachal Hill, is one of the most important ancient Indian temples.


While observing fasts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday will address several election rallies in Raha, Rangia, Sarbhog and Guwahati, where polling will be held on Monday in the second and final phase of the Assembly elections.



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