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Meditation After Marathon: PM Modi To Mediate For 24 Hours At Swami Vivekananda Rock After Last Phase Election Campaigning

Nishtha Anushree

May 28, 2024, 05:05 PM | Updated 05:05 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi meditating in Uttarakhand’s Kedarnath
PM Narendra Modi meditating in Uttarakhand’s Kedarnath

After the campaigning for the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections ends on 30 May, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to take a 24-hour break by meditating at the Vivekananda Rock Memorial.

NDTV reported that the PM will arrive in Tamil Nadu's Kanniyakumari district on the evening of 30 May and may leave for Delhi on 1 June.

The last phase of voting is to be held on 1 June, after which the results will be declared on 4 June. PM Modi is expecting to secure a third term for himself.

In this spiritual sojourn, PM Modi will mediate at the same spot where Swami Vivekananda meditated and ultimately the island was named after him.

Kanniyakumari is the country's southernmost tip. The rock is situated off the coast of Kanniyakumari and has a monolithic statue of Tamil saint Tiruvalluvar near it.

PM Modi has been holding an average of three rallies every day and has given over 70 interviews to multiple media portals. He has cris-crossed the country for campaigning.

This will be a much-needed break for him. It is similar to what PM Modi did before the results of the 2019 elections. His photos of meditating in a holy cave near Kedarnath and dressed in a saffron robe went viral.

Nishtha Anushree is Senior Sub-editor at Swarajya. She tweets at @nishthaanushree.

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