Waving a saffron flag, the home minister minister kicked off the ‘Rath Yatra’ from the India Gate lawns that would collect soil and water for a week-long ‘Vedic yagya’ in March here.
Describing it as an “extraordinary Rath Yatra“, Singh, also said that this event was not to gain any power, but for “nation-building” and a fully-secured and prosperous India.
The ‘Rashtriya Raksha Mahayagya’ is slated to be held from March 18-25 in the sprawling lawns outside the Red Fort, involving over 1,100 priests.
He said that the government’s aim was not to make India prosperous, solely to become a rich or a strong and powerful country, adding, “we want to do it for global welfare”.
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