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PM Modi Appointed Chairman of Somnath Temple Trust

File photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The put up of the Somnath Trust’s chairman fell vacant after the loss of life of the incumbent, former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel, in October final 12 months. Patel had served because the belief chairman for a number of years.

  • PTI Ahmedabad
  • Last Updated: January 18, 2021, 21:49 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Monday appointed the brand new chairman of the belief which manages the world well-known Somnath Temple at Prabhas Patan city in Gujarat’s Gir-Somnath district. Modi, one of many trustees of the Shree Somnath Trust, was named to the highest put up unanimously, a senior official of the shrine administration physique stated.

The put up of the Somnath Trust’s chairman fell vacant after the loss of life of the incumbent, former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel, in October final 12 months. Patel had served because the belief chairman for a number of years.

“Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is one of the trustees of the Somnath Temple trust, was appointed the new chairman during a virtual meeting of trustees held today. “The determination to nominate the PM because the chairman of the belief was taken unanimously by all trustees in the course of the on-line meet,” stated Trustee-Secretary P Ok Laheri.

Other trustees embody BJP chief LK Advani, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Gujarat-based scholar JD Parmar and businessman Harshvardhan Neotia.

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