Anand: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi
and spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar today had a closed-door
meeting at the latter`s ashram in Anklavdi village, 12 km from
The meeting, which lasted over 40 minutes, was held to
discuss programmes to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of
Swami Vivekanand, officials from the Chief Minister`s office
Ashram spokesperson Mehul Sharma told reporters that Modi
had come to Anklavdi for meditation, and the meeting with
Ravishankar was personal.
"Modi came for a courtesy visit. Whenever Guruji
(Ravishankar) is in Gujarat, Modi visits him," Sharma said.
"Guruji does meditation in the morning, and Modi also
joined him. There was nothing political about the meeting."
Congress leader Digvijay Singh had recently alleged that
while Baba Ramdev and Anna Hazare were "plan A and B" of the
RSS and BJP, Sri Sri Ravishankar was "Plan C".