Varanasi: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa reached Varanasi today and visited Baba Vishwanath temple. He worshiped with the law of Hexodorship. The entire route from the airport to the temple has been sealed. Vehicles coming from Godoulia and Madagin have been diverted on the other side.
On behalf of the temple administration, presented a garland of Angavastram Prasad Rudraksha and photo of Baba to the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. Also the packet closed Baba’s ashes were also provided. After this, he rested at the Hotel Taj and in the afternoon he would go to see the remains of the Sarnath Lord Buddha’s ashes and bow to his first sermon site.
Earlier on arrival at Babatpur airport, the airport director Akashdeep welcomed him. This information was given by Monk K. Medhankar Thero, joint secretary of Mahabodhi Society of India.
He told to News Readers’s correspondent that the Prime Minister will reach Sarnath. The sermon site of the Tathagata will be worshiped by Dhemakh Stupa. After this, he will worship Lord Buddha in the Buddhist temple at Moolgandh Kuti Vihar and seek blessings from Buddhist monks. During this time he will also visit the Sarnath Archaeological Museum.
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa reached India on Friday. During this, he also held bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House.