• Friday, August 12, 2022

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Modi pays tribute to Basaveshwara

By: Keerthi Mohan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid a floral tribute at the bust of 12th century philosopher and social reformer Basaveshwara at Albert Embankment Gardens on the banks of the river Thames. The event was organised by The Basaveshwara Foundation, a non-profit organisation-based in the UK. Modi had inaugurated the statue during his visit to the UK in 2015. Shortly after the floral tribute, Modi took to Twitter to say it was an honour to pay homage to the philosopher. “The ideals of Bhagwan Basaveshwara motivate people across the entire world,” he wrote. It is an honour to pay homage…

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