Modi attends Shivratri fair in Gujarat town

March 6th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Narendra Modi

Junagadh (Gujarat), March 6 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday visited a Shivratri fair in this temple town. It was his first visit to the fair. Modi inaugurated a newly-built auditorium and a community kitchen at the premises of the Bharati Ashram at the foothills of Mount Girnar.

Addressing the gathering, he said the 21st century was a century of spiritual renaissance.

He also said that Junagadh town, about 350 km from Ahmedabad, and Kutch region had good potential for tourism development.

Mount Girnar was a holy place that inspired various religious leaders as well, he added.

The five-day fair was set to culminate midnight with the Mahapuja and Maha Aarti.

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