New Delhi: On the occasion of Easter, the festival of Christianity, PM Modi reached the Sacred Heart Church in the capital Delhi. PM Modi reached the Sacred Heart Cathedral Catholic Church but he was welcomed. As soon as PM Modi reached the church, the priests welcomed him by covering him with sal and offering him a bouquet of flowers. The children prayed together in the church.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated people for Easter by tweeting. PM wrote that Happy Easter! May this special occasion deepen the spirit of harmony in our society. It should inspire people to serve the society and help in empowering the downtrodden. We remember the holy thoughts of Lord Jesus Christ on this day.
Happy Easter! May this special occasion deepen the spirit of harmony in our society. May it inspire people to serve society and help empower the downtrodden. We remember the pious thoughts of Lord Christ on this day.
Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 9, 2023
PM Modi lit the candle
PM Modi took part in the candle ceremony. Here PM Modi prayed for peace and prosperity in the country and gave the message of Easter. The great thing is that for the first time a PM has visited this church. Earlier, Father Francis Swaminathan of St. Thomas Catholic Church had said that we are excited about PM Modi’s arrival here.
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Prior to PM Modi’s visit, the priest of the church, Francis Swaminathan told news agency ANI that this is the first time a Prime Minister is visiting the church. Expressing his happiness, he said, “We are thrilled that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting our church today.