Gujarat Chief Minister attends Sri Prannathji’s 400th birth anniversary at JamnagarSeptember 20, 2017
Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani attended Pranami Sampradya’s Shri Prannathji’s 400th birth anniversary weeklong concluding function at Ranjitnagar at Jamnagar, attended by thousand of acharyas, heads of mutts, sants and devotees of the sect from India and abroad.
Speaking on the occasion, he said that Saurashtra region is known as the fountainhead of spiritual leaders and warriors’ valour for centuries, while Jamnagar-born Shri Prannathji’s contribution’s in resisting Mughals and spreading and establishing Pranami sect’s message of interfaith harmony across India and even abroad would be remembered long. The sect also had its share in spreading the message of cleanliness, de-addiction, tree plantation, conservation of Gir cows and fighting female feticide.
Mr. Rupani also recalled the contributions of Prannathjis’ disciples for carrying forward his mantra all these centuries, as recently as in India’s freedom struggle, not to mention the contribution of Mahatma Gandhi and Iron Man of India Sardar Patel.
He also remembered the share of religious heads’ blessings in Gujarat’s development, emerging as a role model for other states in India on several counts. He said that his government has taken up stricter implementation of prohibition.
Shri Panch Navtanpuri Dham’s Acharya Krishnamaniji presented brief background of the sect. He felicitated the Chief Minister with a huge garland and presented him with a scarf and a memento.
Those present on the occasion included Municipal Finance Board chairman Dhansukhbhai Bhanderi, Rural Housing Board chairman Mulubhai Bera, MP Poonamben Madam, Mayor Pratibhaben Kankhara, ex-MLA Vasuben Trivedi, party functionaries, ex-MLAs Raghavji Patel and Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Collector Ravi Shankar and Municipal Commissioner Barot.
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