With the beginning of Chaitra Navratri today, Prime Minister Narendera Modi is also observing strict religious fasts, he will abstain from having food and will only intake water.
While observing fasts, he will address several election rallies in Assam today, where polling will be held on Monday in the second and final phase of Assembly elections.
PM has already reached Kamakhya Temple, one of the oldest shakti peeths, to invoke Goddess Kamakhya’s blessings.
Before leaving for Assam Modi tweeted:
After many years, on first day of Navratri, getting an opportunity to visit Kamakhya Temple & offer prayers to Maa Kamakhya. Feeling blessed
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 8, 2016
Kamakhya Temple is situated at the top of Ninanchal Hill in the Western part of Guwahati.
Today Modi will be addressing rallies in Raha, Rangia, Sarbhog and Guwahati.