Why Congress sees a design in Modi's temple visits in Nepal

New Delhi, May 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, signed the visitors book. Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the Muktinath Temple on the second day of his visit to Nepal on Saturday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday prayed at Nepal's iconic Muktinath temple that is regarded sacred by both Hindus and Buddhists.

Modi wore Buddhist traditional red dress and carried out rituals both according to the Hindu and Buddhist traditionModi will also offer prayers at Pashupatinath temple after his return from Muktinath on Saturday. This will be followed by meeting with leaders of political parties of NepalHe is scheduled to attend a civic reception hosted by Kathmandu Metropolitan City at Rastriya Sabha Griha before returning to New DelhiHigh security alert has been maintained in Mustang in view of Modi's visit. The local administration had put in place a special security plan to make Modi's visit safe and systematicMuktinath Temple is regarded as sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath Valley. The temple at an altitude of 3,710 metres at the foot of the Thorong La pass in mountainous Mustang district.