The Chief Minister of Gujarat, Hon. Shri Vijaybhai Rupani, began his first day in office after offering prayers and performing Abhishek at Swaminarayan Akshardham, Gandhinagar. Arriving at 10 am, he was welcomed and garlanded by Pujya Ishwarcharan Swami at the main gate. Amidst the chanting of peaceful mantras of 'Shantipath' in the Abhishek Mandapam, special prayers were said for the unity, stability, peace and prosperity of Gujarat and the whole of India. Prayers were also offered for good rains in the country and for global harmony. While performing the Abhishek of Shri Neelkanth Varni's murti with holy waters, the Hon. Chief Minister prayed for Param Pujya Pramukh Swami Maharaj's health and long life, saying that Swamishri's divine presence and blessings continue to inspire him deeply with inner strength.