It would have been good if 'Sengol' got due respect after Independence: PM Narendra Modi
The Adheenams (priests) handed over the sacred sceptre, 'Sengol', to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, on the eve of the inauguration of the new Parliament building.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met Adheenams at his residence and took their blessings a day before he inaugurates the new Parliament building. The Adheenams, who arrived from Tamil Nadu earlier in the day, met Modi at his residence and handed him special gifts including 'Sengols' amid chanting of 'mantras'.
Earlier in the day, the Adheenams of Dharmapuram and Thiruvavaduthurai arrived in the national capital.
At the inauguration of the new Parliament building on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will establish the historical and sacred "Sengol" in the Parliament House.
As many as 21 Adheenams had earlier left for Delhi from Chennai to participate in the inauguration ceremony.
Dharmapuram Adheenam, Palani Adheenam, Virudhachalam Adheenam, and Thirukoyilur Adheenam were among the Adheenams who left for Delhi from Chennai to attend the ceremony.
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