Currently on his 2-day visit to Odisha for BJP’s national executive meet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is felicitating family members of great freedom fighters who participated in the first mutiny against British rule known as Paika Rebellion at Raj Bhawan in Bhubaneswar.
PM Modi will also visit the Lingjaraj temple in Bhubaneswar to pay his obeisance at the 11th century Shiva shrine.
On his second day of the Odisha tour, PM Modi is scheduled to visit the temple between 8.30 am and 9.30 am for a period of 15 minutes.
Built by Somavanshi king Yayati, Lingaraja Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Harihara, a form of Shiva and Vishnu and is one of the oldest temples in Bhubaneswar. The temple is the most prominent landmark of the Bhubaneswar city and one of the major tourist attractions of the state too.
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