Somnath

PM Modi inaugurates new circuit house near Somnath temple

Gandhinagar/New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the new Circuit House near Somnath temple in Gujarat on Friday morning. He did the inauguration via video conferencing. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel joined the ceremony virtually from Gandhinagar. PM Modi congratulated the state government, the Somnath temple trust and others on the occasion, adding that the new...

Somnath Temple to introduce pass system for devotees

The Somnath Temple Trust has decided to issue a pass for those who want to enter the temple premises. The move comes after videos of police trying to control the surge of devotees and resorting to lathicharge for the same went viral. The videos showed devotees crowding the area as they waited to get inside...

Hardik Patel, supporters visit Somnath, social distancing disappears

Social distancing reportedly went for a toss at Somnath Temple as Congress leader Hardik Patel visited the temple on Monday. Patel was accompanied by Congress workers. It was Hardik Patel’s birthday today and he had decided to visit the temple on the occasion. Local media reports said that no social distancing was maintained as several...

Somnath temple to open for devotees from June 8 but for limited hours

The Somnath Trust, that manages a series of temples including the very popular Somnath Temple in Gujarat will reopen the premises for devotees from June 8 onwards. The move comes following a nod from the state government. The temple, however, will be open only for limited hours from 7.30 am to 11.30 am and 12.30...