Modi performs 'Shastra Puja' with police personnel in Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar, Oct.13 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Prime Ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi on Sunday performed 'Shastra Puja' in the presence of police and security personnel on the occasion of Dussehra.

"At the time of festival of Dussehra, after the occasion of Navratri and the blessings of Goddess in her several incarnations, I also pray for my victory to Lord Rama," he said.

He said that the purpose of 'Shastra Puja' (worship of weapons) was to ensure safety and protection as well as see that weapons were not misused.

"The arms prayer signifies that weapons are for our protection and should not be used for wrong purposes. The purpose of arms prayer is to signify that the weapons are not misused even by mistake," he added. (ANI)

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