Modi offers prayer in Lingaraj temple

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday offered prayers at the 11th century Lingaraj Temple here.

The Prime Minister offered flowers, bel leaves, milk, coconut water and water to Lord Lingaraj on the occasion.

After offering puja to Lord Lingaraj, Modi visited the temple of Goddess Bhubaneswari and Parbati.

Just before reaching the Lingaraj temple, Modi met the families of freedom fighters who were part of the Paika rebellion against the British East India Company in 1817.