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Srirangam Temple : Prime Minister Visit

Srirangam Temple: Prime Minister Visit

The Prime Minister visited Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, marking the first visit by a serving Prime Minister to the temple, according to temple priests.

  • Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple, also known as Srirangam Temple, is a Hindu temple in Srirangam, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • It is dedicated to Ranganatha, a form of Vishnu.
  • The temple is considered the first and most important of the 108 main Vishnu temples.
  • It is constructed in Dravidian style and temple Complex has 21 sculpted Gopurams, 50 sub-shrines, and 9 sacred pools (tanks).
  • Situated on island of Srirangam bounded by Cauvery and Kollidam (tributary of Cauvery) Rivers.