PM Modi appointed chairman of Somnath temple belief, turns into second prime minister to carry put up

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been appointed the new chairman of the belief which manages the famend Somnath Temple at Prabhas Patan city in Gujarat’s Gir-Somnath district, changing into the second Prime Minister to carry the put up.

The trustees unanimously selected Prime Minister Modi as the subsequent chairman of the belief, to information it within the occasions to return. The put up of the Somnath Trust’s chairman fell vacant after the dying of Keshubhai Patel in October final 12 months. Patel had served because the chairman for 16 years (2004-2020).

After former Prime Minister Morarji Desai, Narendra Modi is the second Prime Minister who has been elected because the chairman of the temple belief.

During a gathering held in presence of the Prime Minister on Monday, the trustees paid tributes to Keshubhai Patel, ex-Chairman of the belief.

Accepting the accountability of the belief, Prime Minister Modi appreciated the efforts of workforce Somnath and expressed hope that collectively, “the trust will be able to further improve infrastructure, accommodation arrangements, recreation facilities and help establish a stronger connection of the pilgrims with our great heritage”.

Current trustees embody BJP chief LK Advani, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Gujarat-based scholar JD Parmar and businessman Harshvardhan Neotia.

A review of the services, ongoing actions and tasks was additionally carried out throughout the assembly.

Some of the illustrious previous Chairpersons of the Trust embody Jamsaheb Digvijaya Singh, Kanaiyalal Munshi, Former Prime Minister Morarji Desai, Jay Krishna Hari Vallabh, Dineshbhai Shah, Prasanvadan Mehta and Keshubhai Patel.

(With wire inputs)

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