Articles tagged under: Somnath

Fund collected instantly at Giri Bapu’s Shiv Katha in Somnath for education of flower seller girl

March 20, 2019
Fund collected instantly at Giri Bapu’s Shiv Katha in Somnath for education of flower seller girl

Rajkot: Rs. 1.5 lakh fund was collected instantly in Giri Bapu's Shiv katha session for a poor girl who sells flowers in pilgrim town Somnath for living. A flower vendor girl Payal wishes to learn English to do tourist guide job in Somnath. Giri Bapu asked Payal to come to the stage of Shiv katha and narrated the details of what she does and what she wants to do. As Giri Bapu gave a call for fund, Rs. 1.5 lakh sum was collected instantly. Giri Bapu put this fund in a basket which is used to ...Read More

Pipavav-Surat Ro-Ro ferry, Somnath-Mandvi cruise services to be launched: Rupani in Rajkot

February 03, 2019
Pipavav-Surat Ro-Ro ferry, Somnath-Mandvi cruise services to be launched: Rupani in Rajkot

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today laid the foundation stone of Gujarat’s first-ever 6-lane flyover over single-piers to be built at a cost of Rs.90-crore near Gondal Crossing at Rajkot city for a permanent solution to traffic snarls. He said that another flyover will be built on the other end of Rajkot’s 150-feet wide Ring Road near Madhapar Crossing, for which the state government has already made financial allocation. Rupani said the Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Ro Ferry Service will be shortly ext...Read More

No Non-Veg zone declared around 500-metre of Ambaji Shaktipith and Somnath Jyotirling

January 25, 2019
No Non-Veg zone declared around 500-metre of Ambaji Shaktipith and Somnath Jyotirling

Palanpur: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today speaking here announced that 500-metre area around Ambaji Shaktipith temple and Somnath Jyotirling temple as ‘No Non-Veg Zone’, with ban of non-vegetarian. He said the government decided to start development works worth Rs.338-crore for Banaskantha district for drinking water, stairway leading up to the Ambaji temple, skywalk, two-way ropeway, toilets, CCTV cameras, public address system, dining hall for 2,000 at a time, new Prasad grih, rooftop...Read More

Gujarat govt likely to announce a bigger ‘No-Non-Veg’ zone around Somnath temple

January 16, 2019
Gujarat govt likely to announce a bigger ‘No-Non-Veg’ zone around Somnath temple

Gandhinagar:The BJP government in Gujarat is likely to announce a certain area around the world famous Somnath temple, which was the seat of first among the 12 jyotirlingas (optical bodies) of lord Shiva as completely vegetarian zone ie no sale of eating of non-vegetarian food would be allowed in that area. A senior administrative official today said that the local municipal body had passed a resolution in this regard in April this year and the local administration and SP office have a...Read More

Sur Abhishek of Somnath Mahadev through Chenda Melam sounds

January 05, 2019
Sur Abhishek of Somnath Mahadev through Chenda Melam sounds

Somnath: A group of devotees from Kerala offered Sur Abhishek to Somnath Mahadev at Somnath temple in Gujarat by playing traditional music instrument Chenda Melam in group. Devotees led by Shri Murlidharan of Souparnika Kalakshetra were felicitated by Shri Somnath Trust. Soparnika Kalakshetra group was in Veraval to attend annual puja mahotsav of Shri Ayyappa temple.     DeshGujaratRead More

Amit Shah performs bhoomi pujan for pilgrim walk way at Somnath

December 06, 2018
Amit Shah performs bhoomi pujan for pilgrim walk way at Somnath

Somnath: BJP chief Amit Shah today performed bhoomi pujan for construction of pilgrim walkway at Somnath. According to Shri Somnath Trust, the walk way will be 1500 running meter in length and 7 meter in width. It will have street furniture facility. It will be constructed at a cost of Rs 45 crore under the Central government scheme 'PRASAD'. The pathway will be called Yatri Pada Patha. The walkway will start from Sagar Darshan and continue upto Triveni Sangam. While walking on the pathw...Read More

After completing state election campaign, Amit Shah in Sommath with family

December 05, 2018
After completing state election campaign, Amit Shah in Sommath with family

Somnath: Amit Shah, the National president of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) and Trustee of Shri Somnath Trust today visited Somnath along with his family members. Shah arrived at Keshod airport and reached Somnath for night halt with family. Shah usually visits Somnath after completion of state election campaigns. As campaign for poll-bound states including Rajasthan ended today, Shah visited Somnath. Shah was spotted in a Kathiawadi restaurant located few km away from Somnath with ...Read More

Drone visuals of Kartiki Purnima fair at Somnath

November 21, 2018

Somnath: Presented here are visuals of Kartiki purnima fair at pilgrim town Prabhas Patan - Somnath in Gujarat. Read More

Somnath Trust receives Rs 5.13 crore donation during Shravan, 20 lakh visitors

September 10, 2018
Somnath Trust receives Rs 5.13 crore donation during Shravan, 20 lakh visitors

Somnath: Rs 5.13 crore around donation/revenue was received/earned during 30-day Shravan month this year, said Shri Somnath Trust in a statement adding that approximately 20 lakh pilgrims visited Shri Somnath temple during the month of Shravan. Around 1.70 crore people had online darshan during the month via various social media platforms. DeshGujaratRead More

Video of Nitin Patel stopping son to make donation of Rs 500 to Somnath temple goes viral, clarification issued later

August 27, 2018
Video of Nitin Patel stopping son to make donation of Rs 500 to Somnath temple goes viral, clarification issued later

Somnath: A video in which Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel apparently refuses his son to donate Rs 500 to Somnath temple has gone viral. Nitin today morning visited Shri Somnath temple with family. One of his sons is seen in video in move to donate Rs 500 note in daan peti of Somnath temple. Nitin, standing next to him stops him doing that. The son through his expressions and words urge father to let him allow to donate the sum, but Nitin refuses. Nothing can be concluded on the basis of ...Read More