Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at Muktinath and Pashupatinath temples Saturday on the second day of his Nepal visit. Muktinath temple is situated at 3710 meter above the sea level in Mustang district and it is regarded sacred by the Hindus and Buddhists.
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PM Narendra Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister and Head of Government from a foreign country to visit this holy temple. He also interacted with the local people. Later, PM Modi visited world famous Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu and worshipped Lord Shiva.
In the afternoon, PM Modi held separate meetings with the leaders of various political parties, including former Prime Ministers Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda and Sher Bahadur Deuba.
PM Modi arrived in Kathmandu on Friday after a brief halt in Janakpur where he offered prayers at the famed 20th century Janaki temple and attended a civic reception. PM Modi also attended a reception hosted by Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri.
My Nepal visit was historic. It gave me a great opportunity to connect with the wonderful people of Nepal.
Talks with PM Oli were productive. New vigour has been added to India-Nepal relations through this visit. Gratitude to the people and Government of Nepal for their warmth. pic.twitter.com/ZLE5TMX4nI
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Meanwhile, PM Narendra Modi described his Nepal visit as historic. “It gave me a great opportunity to connect with the wonderful people of Nepal,” said the PM.