PM Modi visited Dongargarh to meet Acharya Vidyasagar Maharaj

Debjit Mukherjee: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited Dongargarh, a popular pilgrimage spot, in Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandagon district and met Jain seer Acharya Vidyasagar Maharaj.

The PM also offered prayers at Maa Bamleshwari Temple, located on the foot of a hill in Dongargarh in the poll-bound state.

In the morning, Modi arrived at Gondia airport in Maharashtra and travelled from there by a helicopter.

“Feeling blessed to receive the blessings of Acharya Shri 108 Vidhyasagar Ji Maharaj at Chandragiri Jain Mandir in Dongargarh, Chhattisgarh,” Modi said in a post on X.

The state BJP unit in a post on X said, “PM Narendra Modi offered prayers at Maa Bamleshwari temple and wished for the prosperity and happiness of the country.” Modi was accompanied by former state chief minister Raman Singh.

Polling to the 90-member state assembly will be held in two phases on November 7 and 17.

Dongargarh assembly constituency is among the 20 seats which will go to polls in the first phase on November 7.