Shri Amit Shah, Union Home Minister of India, visited the BAPS Yogiji Maharaj Hospital, Ahmedabad at 5.10 PM to receive the blessings of Param Pujya Mahant Swami Maharaj.
He was garlanded and welcomed by Param Pujya Mahant Swami Maharaj in the presence of Pujya Ishwarcharan Swami, Atmaswarup Swami and Brahmavihari Swami.
Then, prayers for national peace and harmony were offered by the recital of the Vedic Shanti Path. Afterwards, Shri Amit Shah performed the pujan of Shri Aksharpurshottam Maharaj and Param Pujya Mahant Swami Maharaj. Swamishri blessed Shri Amit Shah by applying a chandan chandlo to his forehead, and prayed for the peace, progress and welfare of the nation and all its people - for a Strong India and One India.
Brahmavihari Swami updated Shri Amit Shah about the upcoming month-long Pramukh Swami Maharaj Shatabdi Mahotsav in Ahmedabad, and offered him a special invitation. He was particularly pleased to know that the festival is being organised on 600 acres of land in Ahmedabad, set up by over 80,000 volunteers.