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PM Modi takes part in Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsav of Bhagawan Bahubali


Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took part in the festivities of Mahamastakabhisheka at the holy pilgrimage of Shravanabelagola in Karnataka. It was the first visit of a Prime Minister to the holy site in 25 years.

During his visit, Mr Modi inaugurated Bahubali General Hospital and the newly carved 630 steps on Vindhyagiri hill that takes the disciples to the top for the darshan of 58.8 feet tall monolithic statue of Bahubali.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Modi said, the country’s saints and seers have always served society and made a positive difference. He said, the strength of the society is that it has always changed with times and adapted well to new contexts.

The Prime Minister also said, it is his government’s duty to provide good quality and affordable health care to the poor.

Later today, in Mysuru, Mr Modi flagged off Palace Queen Humsafar Express between Mysuru and Udaipur. He also dedicated to the nation electrification of the railway line between Mysuru and Bengaluru.

The Prime Minister also declared Naganahalli railway station as a satellite terminal station and laid the foundation stone for eight-laning of Mysuru-Bangalore highway. Mr Modi is now addressing a public rally in Mysuru.

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