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Chief Minister offers prayer at Somnath temple on third Monday of holy Shravan month

Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani today on the Third auspicious ‘Somvar’ (Monday) of the Holy Shravan month offered prayer at first among the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva (Mahadev) at Somnath Temple.

Mr. Rupani performed prayer and participated the ‘Dwajarohan’ and ‘Palkhi Yatra’ (Chariot tour) of lord Shiva.

After offering prayer his prayer Mr. Rupani said that, today I visited the Temple with my family and I offer prayer at   Somnath Temple every year. He offered the prayer for the peace, prosperity and progress of the people of Gujarat.

During his visit to Somnath Temple his wife Mrs. Anjaliben Rupani, his family members, Director of Tourism Corporation Mr. Zaveribhai Thakar, Chairman of State Seed Corporation Rajnishbhai Jotva, Former Minister Mr. Jashabhai Barad, Mr. Nitin Bhardwaj, Mr. Gunvantbhai Delavala, Mr. Uday Kangad, Mr. Kishor Kuhada, District Collector Mr. Ajay Prakash, District Development Officer Mr. Ashok Sharma, D.S.P Mr. Rahul Tripathi remained present.

Chief Poojari (Priest) of Somnath Temple Mr. Dhananjay Dave and the Brahmins worshiped prayer with Chief Minister Mr. Rupani. General Manager of Somnath Temple Mr. Vijaysinh Chavda welcomed Chief Minister with a Shaul and Memento.

Source: Information Department, Gujarat