Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, along with nearly 3,000 Shiv Sainiks, including party MPs and MLAs, reached Ayodhya on Sunday. Shinde’s Deputy Devendra Fadnavis, along with several other ministers from the Maharashtra government also accompanied the Chief Minister on the tour today.
On his first visit to Ayodhya as Chief Minister, Shinde held a massive show of strength along with his MLAs in Ayodhya.
The Maharashtra Chief Minister will offer prayers at Ram Temple and hold Sharayu Aarti in the evening. As a token of Maharashtra’s contribution to the Ram temple construction, logs of ‘sag’ (teak) wood would be donated during the Chief Minister’s visit to Ayodhya.
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▶Maharashtra CM Shinde and Deputy CM Fadnavis received a warm welcome as they arrive in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh today.
▶”Lord Ram’s blessings are with us and that is why we have got the symbol of bow and arrow,” Shinde told reporters in Lucknow, as he was leaving for Ayodhya earlier today.
▶”I am very happy that I am going to Ayodhya to take blessings from Lord Ram,” said Deputy CM Fadnavis as he left for Ayodhya with CM Shinde.
▶The Chief Minister’s entourage flew down to Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow on Saturday, where they received a warm welcome from the ministers of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led government in the state.
▶Posters and hoardings have been put up in several locations starting from the Lucknow airport to Ayodhya.
▶The posters show Shinde on the background of the Ram Temple, some of them also have faces of his son Shrikant Shinde, Shiv Sena leaders Balasaheb Thackeray and Anand Dighe, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, home minister Amit Shah, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and BJP president JP Nadda.
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