Home Minister Amit Shah Participates In "Mangala Aarti" In Gujarat Jagannath Rath Yatra

Updated: July 04, 2019 12:41 IST

Dressed in a white shirt and yellow overcoat, the Union Home Minister Amit Shah, accompanied by his wife Sonal Shah offered prayers to Lord Jagannath at the 450-year-old Jagannath Temple in Gujarat.

Home Minister Amit Shah Participates In \'Mangala Aarti\' In Gujarat Jagannath Rath Yatra
Dressed in a white shirt and yellow overcoat, the Union Home Minister Amit Shah, accompanied by his wife Sonal Shah offered prayers to Lord Jagannath at the 450-year-old Jagannath Temple in Gujarat.
Home Minister Amit Shah Participates In \'Mangala Aarti\' In Gujarat Jagannath Rath Yatra
Ahmedabad: Devotees pull the 'Rath' or the chariot of Lord Jagannath, during the annual Rath Yatra, in Ahmedabad, Thursday July 4, 2019. The 142nd rath yatra of Lord Jagannath commenced in the city amid tight security as lakhs of devotees flocked the 18-km route to catch a glimpse of the deity.
Home Minister Amit Shah Participates In \'Mangala Aarti\' In Gujarat Jagannath Rath Yatra
Paramilitary jawans patrol the route of the upcoming Jagannath Rath Yatra or chariot procession, in Ahmedabad, Monday, July 1, 2019.
Home Minister Amit Shah Participates In \'Mangala Aarti\' In Gujarat Jagannath Rath Yatra
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani pays obeisance at a temple on the eve of annual Rath Yatra procession in Ahmedabad on July 3, 2019.
Home Minister Amit Shah Participates In \'Mangala Aarti\' In Gujarat Jagannath Rath Yatra
It is Mr Amit Shah's first visit to the state after he assumed office as Union Home Minister.
Home Minister Amit Shah Participates In \'Mangala Aarti\' In Gujarat Jagannath Rath Yatra
Devotees create a human pyramid as they perform a tribal dance on the eve of the annual Rath Yatra or Chariot procession, in Ahmedabad, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. The annual religious procession commemorates a journey by Hindu god Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra, in specially made chariots.

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