Amit Shah offers prayers at Kheer Bhawani Durga Temple in J&K
Jammu, Oct 25: On the last day of his three-day visit to the Union Territory, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday will take part in several events and lay the foundation stone of various development projects in Srinagar.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah offered prayers at the revered Kheer Bhawani temple in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Home Minister started off the day by visiting Mata Ragnya Devi temple in the Tullamulla area of the central Kashmir district early Monday morning, the officials said.
Clad in a traditional Kashmiri pheran, Shah offered prayers at the temple of Mata Ragnya Devi. He was accompanied by Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha.
On the first day of his visit on Saturday, Shah met families of soldiers and civilians killed in a spate of terrorist attacks in the Valley throughout the month. He also addressed youth conclave. Shah also held a security review meeting in Srinagar. This was followed by an interactive session with members of youth clubs, where he said that the statehood of Jammu and Kashmir will be restored after delimitation of constituencies and the assembly elections.
On the second day, Shah inaugurated two phases of a multi-disciplinary research centre and laid the foundation stone of the third phase of the centre at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). He also held a meeting with MPs, MLAs and senior BJP leaders of Jammu and Kashmir in the Jammu district after inaugurating the developmental projects.