Articles tagged under: Somnath

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

Rupani, Nitin reach Somnath for darshan on Shravan Somvar

August 26, 2018
Rupani, Nitin reach Somnath for darshan on Shravan Somvar

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister  Vijaybhai Rupani will visit famous Somnath Mahadev Temple to make darshan of first of the ten Jyotirlings of Lord Shiva (Mahadev) and offer his puja on auspicious Monday of Shravan month at 09:00 hours, tomorrow. Later in the day, the Chief Minister will lay foundation stones and dedicate to the people various public welfare works of the Road & Building Department and Irrigation Department at Jasdan and Vichhiya Tehsils, respectively, at 13:30 hours. ...Read More

PM, Shah, Advani, Keshubhai, Lehri attend Shri Somnath Trust’s meeting at Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar

August 23, 2018
PM, Shah, Advani, Keshubhai, Lehri attend Shri Somnath Trust’s meeting at Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar: A meeting of Shri Somnath Trust was held today at Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar. BJP president Amit Shah and former deputy prime minister LK Advani specially arrived at Sardar Patel airport here to attend this meeting which was also part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's one-day Gujarat visit. The meeting was also attended by former Chief Minister and Chairman of Shri Somnath Trust Shri Keshubhai Patel and former Chief Secretary of Gujarat Shri PK Lehri. The meeting approved annual repo...Read More

Radhika Merchant, would be fiance of Anant Ambani visits Somnath temple in Gujarat

August 20, 2018
Radhika Merchant, would be fiance of Anant Ambani visits Somnath temple in Gujarat

By Somnath correspondent:: Radhika Merchant, would be fiancee of Anant Mukesh Ambani, visited Somnath Temple in Gujarat and performed Puja and Aarti on Sunday. The chief priest of Somnath Temple felicitated her with Rudraksh Mala while General Manager of Somnath Trust felicitated her with photo-frame of Shri Somnath. Anant Ambani has been to Somnath and Dwarka temples number of times. In fact he had his first public appearance after losing so much weight and getting slim at Somnath temple....Read More

IRCTC announces ‘Khushboo Gujarat Ki’ package tour to Saurashtra

August 02, 2018
IRCTC announces ‘Khushboo Gujarat Ki’ package tour to Saurashtra

New Delhi: The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) in a statement today announced launching of "Khushboo Gujarat Ki" package tour to Gujarat.The all-inclusive Rs 19,990 per person tour package of six nights and seven days on a twin-sharing basis will cover Porbandar, Somnath temple, Diu, Dwarka and Nageshwar. The package will include the train journey and three-star hotel accommodation at Somnath and Dwarka. All transfers and sightseeing by air-conditioned buses, on-board...Read More

RSS Chief Bhagwat offers prayers at Somnath temple

July 12, 2018
RSS Chief Bhagwat offers prayers at Somnath temple

Somnath: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat today offered prayers at Somnath temple here. Bhagwat, who is in the coastal pilgrimage town of Gujarat to participate in All India Pracharaks Meet of the RSS, arrived at the temple in the morning and was received and welcomed by temple trust chairman Keshubhai Patel. The RSS Chief performed Gangajal Abhishek, Mahapuja and Dhawjapuja. He along with Keshubhai also offered floral tribute to Sardar Patel at his Statue in the temple premises...Read More

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to stay at Somnath for a week for RSS meet during 15-17 July

July 10, 2018
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to stay at Somnath for a week for RSS meet during 15-17 July

Junagadh: All India Prant Pracharak meeting of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS) will be held at pilgrim town Somnath in Gujarat during 15-17 July according to a note issued by Gujarat Prant of RSS. The meeting will be participated by entire top leadership of RSS including sar sanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat, sar karyavah Bhayyaji Joshi, all sah sar karyavahs, central executive members, kshetra pracharaks, prant pracharaks, sah prant pracharaks and all India organizational secretaries of variou...Read More

Dormitory facility of Shri Somnath Trust opens; Rs 90/night tariff

July 03, 2018
Dormitory facility of Shri Somnath Trust opens; Rs 90/night tariff

Somnath: Tourism Secretary of Central government, Rashmi Verma today inaugurated a dormitory guest house of Shri Somnath Trust. The new facility has been set up at a cost of Rs 7 crore over 60,000 square ft area in 28 months. It is capable to accommodate 320 pilgrims. A pilgrim will be able to stay for Rs 90/night fare in dormitory facility. Tourism Secretary reviewed progress of ongoing projects of tourism development at Somnath such as TFC-tourist facility centre, digital parking, promenad...Read More

Gujarat gets a new train; Indore – Veraval Mahamana Express connect Somnath and Mahakal from July 3

June 27, 2018
Gujarat gets a new train; Indore – Veraval Mahamana Express connect Somnath and Mahakal from July 3

Indore: Ministry of Railways has decided to introduce a new weekly Mahamana Express train between Indore and Veraval for the benefit of passengers especially the pilgrims visiting the holy temple towns of Mahakal & Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh and Somnath in Gujarat. The train will be flagged off by Smt Sumitra Mahajan, Speaker of Lok Sabha in a function to be held at Indore station on 29th June. According to a press release issued by Chief PRO of Western Railway in its regular run the train ...Read More

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