Amit Shah offer prayers at Dakshineswar temple

First Published 6, Nov 2020, 3:38 PM

Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited Dakshineswar temple on the second day of his two-day visit to West Bengal. He was taken to the sanctum sanctorum of the centuries-old temple, where he offered puja to the goddess. During his visit, Amit Shah said that there was a need to restore West Bengal’s “lost glory”.

<p>Amit Shah was greeted at the temple by members of state BJP Mohila Morcha, including its president Agnimitra Paul, who blew conch shells and put a 'tilak' on his forehead.<br />
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Amit Shah was greeted at the temple by members of state BJP Mohila Morcha, including its president Agnimitra Paul, who blew conch shells and put a 'tilak' on his forehead.
 

<p style="text-align: justify;">The Union Home Minister said, “"I hereby call upon the people of Bengal to wake up and perform their responsibilities to bring back the glory of the state.”<br />
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The Union Home Minister said, “"I hereby call upon the people of Bengal to wake up and perform their responsibilities to bring back the glory of the state.”
 

<p>Amit Shah asserted that 'appeasement politics' (tushtikaran) has hurt the state's tradition.<br />
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Amit Shah asserted that 'appeasement politics' (tushtikaran) has hurt the state's tradition.
 

<p style="text-align: justify;">The Union minister, after offering prayers, headed to eminent vocalist Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty's music school-cum- residence 'Shrutinandan', where he met his students and family members. &nbsp;<br />
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The Union minister, after offering prayers, headed to eminent vocalist Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty's music school-cum- residence 'Shrutinandan', where he met his students and family members.  
 

<p style="text-align: justify;">Shortly, Amit Shah will have lunch with Matua Community in Kolkata.<br />
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Shortly, Amit Shah will have lunch with Matua Community in Kolkata.