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PM Modi dedicates Phase I of Mahakal Lok Project to nation in Ujjain

Prime Minister  Narendra Modi dedicated Phase I of the Mahakal Lok Project to the nation at Shri Mahakal Lok in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh on October 11.

He was dressed in traditional dhoti when he arrived at Shri Mahakal Lok from the Nandi Dwar. 

PM Modi dedicates Phase I of Mahakal Lok Project to nation in Ujjain
PM Modi offering prayers at the Mahakal Temple in Ujjain

After arriving at the inner sanctum, Modi performed pooja and darshan and prayed with folded hands before Lord Shri Mahakal in presence of the temple priests. After performing aarti and offering pushpanjali, he sat in the south corner of the inner sanctum and meditated while mantras were chanted. The Prime Minister also sat next to the Nandi statue and prayed with folded hands.

Modi then visited the Mahakal Lok temple complex and took a walk and viewed the Saptrishi Mandal, the Mandapam, Tripurasura Vadh and Navgarh. He witnessed the murals along the path based on stories about the act of creation, the birth of Ganesha, story of Sati and Daksha among others from Shiva Purana. He later watched a cultural programme that was showcased on occasion and witnessed the Malkhamb performance at Mansarovar. This was followed by darshan at the Bharat Mata Mandir.

The Prime Minister was accompanied by the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, Mangubhai Patel, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chauhan and Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia.

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