Modi hails Pramukh Swami on his 98th birth anniversary


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (15) paid tribute to the late Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the former spiritual head of Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Santha (BAPS) Swaminarayan sect, on his 98th birth anniversary. The 11-day celebrations for the spiritual leader, who died in August 2106, started in Rajkot on December 5 and culminated Saturday. In a written message Saturday, PM Modi said, “I enjoyed a special relationship with him and looked up to him as a mentor. I spent memorable moments with him and will never forget my interactions with Pramukh Swami Maharaj ji.” “During many such interactions, I always…

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