PM Modi offers prayer at Mahaprinirvana Stupa at Kushinagar
Kushinagar : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited Mahaprinirvana Stupa at Kushinagar to offer his prayers on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. Earlier, PM Modi visited birth place of lord Buddha in Nepal and offered prayers at Maya Devi Temple.
He, along with Prime Minister of Nepal Rt. Hon’ble Sher Bahadur Deuba, performed the shilanyaas ceremony for construction of the India International Centre for Buddhist Culture and Heritage in the Lumbini Monastic Zone.
In a tweet, PM Modi said that the government is making numerous efforts in improving the infrastructure at Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh.
The Prime Minister tweeted: "Prayed at the Mahaparinirvana Stupa in Kushinagar. Our Government is making numerous efforts to boost infrastructure in Kushinagar so that more tourists and pilgrims can come here."
After this, he visited Lucknow where he met CM Yogi Adityanath at his residence.