Ujjain (MP): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra
Modi on Friday took part in a special puja (Vishesh Anushthan) at
the famous Mahakaleshwar Temple, which is one of the 12
Jyotirlingas in the country, here. He also offered puja in the
Temple sources said that Modi had expressed wish to
perform a special puja, and on Friday he came to take part in its
On this occasion, he also took part in the Special Puja
being performed at the temple for the good rains in the
country, they said, adding that later he also offered prayers
at Harsiddhi and Kaal Bhairav temples in the city.
Modi also launched the Madhya Pradesh Government`s
`School Chalo` and cleanliness campaigns while in the city and
planted a sapling in the University campus.
The state Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, too was
present on the occasion.
Modi praised the state government`s `Laadli Laxmi` scheme
and said that several states had emulated it.