The number of Indian devotees visiting Pashupatinath Temple here for special pooja has gone up after Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the 5th-century shrine during his visit to Nepal earlier this month, temple authorities have said.
The Trinamool Congress Tuesday raised the issue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi offering prayers at the Pashupatinath temple in Nepal and claimed that he had not offered people greetings on the Eid. The government refuted this.
A Congress member in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday raked up the issue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi not hosting Iftaar this Ramzaan while noting that he had offered prayers in Nepal`s famed Pashupatinath Temple.
Opposition members in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday sought to rake up an rake up issue accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not greeting Muslims on the occasion of Eid while noting that he had offered prayers in Nepal`s famed centuries-old Pashupatinath Temple yesterday.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi prayed at Nepal`s Pashupatinath Temple on the auspicious occasion of `Shravan ashtami` on Monday and granted Rs 25 crore to build a 400-bed dharamshala in the temple complex.
Shortly after visiting the world-famous Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu and offering special prayers there, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Nepal`s President Ram Baran Yadav and discussed a wide range of issues with him.
Making it the first bilateral visit by an Indian prime minister to this Himalayan nation in 17 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by a team of 101-member delegation including seven ministers, will arrive here on Sunday morning on a two-day visit.
Indian priests in Nepal today ended their month-long protest after the government agreed to provide 17 per cent allowance from the income generated by special worshipping at the famous Pashupatinath temple here.