PM Modi offers prayers at Jeshoreshwari Kali Temple in Bangladesh

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Dhaka [Bangladesh], March 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday morning offered prayers at the Jeshoreshwari Kali Temple in Ishwaripur, Satkhira district in Bangladesh.

Dedicated to Goddess Kali, Jeshoreshwari Kali Temple is a famous Hindu temple located in Ishwaripur -- a village in Shyam Nagar, Upazila of Satkhira. It is one of the 51 Shakti Peeths, scattered across India and neighbouring countries.

He will also visit the Orkandi temple and the 'Mausoleum of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman' in Tungipara of Gopalganj district.

After his visit to the temples, Prime Minister Modi will hold talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina and they are likely to sign few key pacts. Thereafter, he will call on Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid.

Prime Minister Modi arrived on Friday in Bangladesh on a two-day visit to the nation, his first tour to a foreign country since the COVID-19 outbreak last year. He was received by his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka. (ANI)