Sunday, July 14, 2024
HomeNewsInternational NewsPM Modi's meditation at Kanyakumari continues; tourists allowed to visit Vivekananda Rock...

PM Modi’s meditation at Kanyakumari continues; tourists allowed to visit Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Tourists can visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial without luggage and cameras on Friday. While tourists can visit all parts of the memorial, including the Devi paadham, the meditation hall where Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted his 45-hour meditation has been cordoned off

Tourists can visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial without luggage and cameras on Friday. While tourists can visit all parts of the memorial, including the Devi paadham, the meditation hall where Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted his 45-hour meditation has been cordoned off | Photo Credit: N. Rajesh

Prime Minister Modi, Start meditating at Vivekananda Rock Memorial Starting from Thursday (May 30, 2024) evening, he will continue his “dyan” on Friday.

After meditating all night, Modi got up early on Friday morning, watched the sunrise at the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and meditated for about 20 minutes in front of the ‘Devi paadham’, which is believed to have It is the footprints left by Bhagavathi Amman while he meditated devoutly on the rock.

He also stayed on the rock for a few more minutes, enjoying the sea breeze and the majestic 133-foot-tall Thiruvalluvar statue, before entering the meditation hall again to continue the second day’s ‘dyan’. The Prime Minister is expected to complete the meditation at 3pm on Saturday.

While the Prime Minister is staying at the Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Coast Security Group cutters and Indian Coast Guard vessels are patrolling around the clock near the monument.

Visitors allowed

Subject to many restrictions, tourists can travel to the Vivekananda Rock Memorial in boats operated by the Tamil Nadu government’s Poompuhar Shipping Company from 8 am on Friday. While the meditation hall of the Vivekananda Rock Memorial has been cordoned off by security personnel, tourists can visit other places including the ‘Devi paadham’. We don’t want to disappoint tourists,” said a senior police officer.

However, the number of tourists visiting the Vivekananda Rock Memorial on Friday was low as most people chose to stay away from the site due to safety-related restrictions.

Likewise, most hotel rooms in this tourist destination remain vacant.

“Security restrictions may prevent tourists from visiting Kanyakumari. We have only guests from north India who have booked their rooms very early and zero tourists from Tamil Nadu and Kerala. This is a problem during this time of the year Restaurants, restaurants and other commercial places that are crowded with tourists have suffered huge losses in business since Wednesday (May 29). Since the counting of votes is scheduled for June 4, schools will reopen on June 6 after the summer vacation. Kanniyakumari’s ‘business season’ is over.

RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Recent Comments