April 18, 2018 16:44 IST

PM Narendra Modi pays tributes to Bhagwan Basaveshwara in London

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his floral tribute to 12th century Lingayat philosopher and social reformer Bhagwan Basaveshwara statue on his birth Anniversary at Albert Embankment Gardens on the banks of the river Thames in London. Modi shared a picture on Twitter with the caption, "It is an honour to pay homage to Bhagwan Basaveshwara during my UK visit. The ideals of Bhagwan Basaveshwara motivate people across the entire world." Credit: Twitter/PIB_India
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Modi, on a visit to the United Kingdom, paid floral tributes at the bust of Lord Basaveshwara, the founder of Lingayat stream of thought, on the occasion of Basava Jayanti on Wednesday. The bust was unveiled by Modi on the banks of river Thames during his visit to London three years ago. Credit: Twitter/PIB_India
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi garlanded a Bhagwan Basaveshwara statue of the 12th-century Lingayat philosopher and social reformer. Credit: Twitter/PIB_India