PM Modi offers prayers at Badrinath temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday offered prayers at the Badrinath temple in Uttarakhand.

Earlier, after spending Saturday night meditating inside a cave, Modi offered prayers at the Kedarnath temple in the morning and flew to Badrinath and paid obeisance to the Lord Badri shrine.

Modi also waved to the pilgrims who gathered around the Badrinath temple.

Modi thanked the Election Commission (EC) for permitting him to visit the Himalayan shrine.

In the last phase of Lok Sabha elections, PM Modi in a tweet urged the voters to vote in record numbers. “Today is the final phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. I urge all those voting in this phase to vote in record numbers. Your one vote will shape India’s development trajectory in the years to come. I also hope first time voters vote enthusiastically,” he tweeted.