Dhaka: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited the Dhakeshwari temple in Lalbagh in the city and offered prayers and also visited the Ramkrishna Mission.
“An early morning temple visit. [email protected] worships at the Sree Sree Dhakeshwari Temple in Dhaka,” Vikas Swarup, spokesperson of the the ministry of external affairs, tweeted.
The Sri Dhakeshwari National Temple is state-owned, giving it the distinction of being Bangladesh’s “national temple”. After offering prayers at the temple, Modi met members of the temple committee and other senior members at the temple.
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Modi was offered a memento by the temple authorities.
Modi then visited the Ramkrishna Mission nearby and was greeted by the monks at the mission. (IANS)