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PM Narendra Modi Pays Obeisance at Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneshwar

India | News18.com | April 16, 2017, 12:37 pm
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PM Modi, who spent around 25 minutes at the temple premises amid tight security, offered flowers, bel leaves, milk, coconut water and sweets in a special puja to Lord Lingaraj. (Photo courtesy: Narendra Modi/Twitter)

PM Modi, who spent around 25 minutes at the temple premises amid tight security, offered flowers, bel leaves, milk, coconut water and sweets in a special puja to Lord Lingaraj. (Photo courtesy: Narendra Modi/Twitter)

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PM Modi on Sunday paid obeisance at Lingaraj Temple and responded warmly to the enthusiastic people who greeted him outside the 11th century Shiva shrine.(Photo courtesy: Narendra Modi/Twitter)

PM Modi on Sunday paid obeisance at Lingaraj Temple and responded warmly to the enthusiastic people who greeted him outside the 11th century Shiva shrine.(Photo courtesy: Narendra Modi/Twitter)

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PM Modi also interacted with sevayats and enquired about different aspects of the famous shrine. (Photo courtesy: Narendra Modi/Twitter)

PM Modi also interacted with sevayats and enquired about different aspects of the famous shrine. (Photo courtesy: Narendra Modi/Twitter)

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A beaming Prime Minister waved at the peole before being escorted into the shrine by senior BJP leaders, priests and servitors.(Photo courtesy: Narendra Modi/Twitter)

A beaming Prime Minister waved at the peole before being escorted into the shrine by senior BJP leaders, priests and servitors.(Photo courtesy: Narendra Modi/Twitter)

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 Hundreds of people greeted the Prime Minister with 'Modi-Modi' chants while Narendra Modi waived at the supporters.(Photo courtesy: Narendra Modi/Twitter)

Hundreds of people greeted the Prime Minister with 'Modi-Modi' chants while Narendra Modi waived at the supporters.(Photo courtesy: Narendra Modi/Twitter)

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Soon after PM Modi's arrival at Lingaraj Temple, he was greeted by people who had gathered outside the building to have a glimpse of the leader. (Photo courtesy: Narendra Modi/Twitter)

Soon after PM Modi's arrival at Lingaraj Temple, he was greeted by people who had gathered outside the building to have a glimpse of the leader. (Photo courtesy: Narendra Modi/Twitter)

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 PM Modi was apprised about the temple's history, rituals and architecture, a servitor said.(Photo courtesy: Narendra Modi/Twitter)

PM Modi was apprised about the temple's history, rituals and architecture, a servitor said.(Photo courtesy: Narendra Modi/Twitter)