G20 Summit Day 2: UK PM Rishi Sunak, Wife Akshata Murty Perform Aarti At Akshardham Temple In DelhiRishi and Akshata spent 40 mins there!
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty has been making headlines ever since they landed in India for the G20 Summit. And this time the duo is in the news for their visit to Delhi’s Akshardham Temple on Sunday, Day 2 of the G20 Summit. The duo spent about 40 minutes at the temple to offer prayers and see every statue.
‘Proud Hindu’ Rishi Sunak, wife Akshata Murty offer prayers at Delhi’s Akshardham Temple
— ANI Digital (@ani_digital) September 10, 2023
G 20 in India | United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murthy at Delhi's Akshardham temple.
(Source: Akshardham temple) pic.twitter.com/grda3GwCMt
— ANI (@ANI) September 10, 2023
Pictures from UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Akshata Murty went to the Akshardham temple in Delhi on Sunday. As per media reports, the couple did the aarti and visited all the statues in the temple as well. An Akshardham Temple official told the media that the British Prime Minister also spoke to the saints in the temple. Pictures from their visit were shared by the temple on their Twitter account along with a caption that read that the temple authorities were honoured to welcome the UK PM and Akshata Murthy to celebrate the “shared cultural heritage” between the two countries.
— Mukesh Kumar Sahu (@Anchor_Mukesh) September 10, 2023
Honoured to welcome 🇬🇧 Prime Minister @RishiSunak and #AkshataMurthy to celebrate the shared cultural heritage between India and the UK @BAPS #SwaminarayanAkshardham during the #G20 #LivingBridge pic.twitter.com/6IXtanxn15
— Swaminarayan Akshardham (@DelhiAkshardham) September 10, 2023
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For the unversed, in a media interaction on Friday, UK PM Rishi Sunak told the media that he will visit a temple during his stay in Delhi for the G20 Summit. Calling himself a “proud Hindu”, the British PM revealed that he celebrated Raksha Bandhan but was unable to celebrate Krishna Janmashthami.
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The G20 Summit commenced on Saturday, September 10. In an Instagram post, Akshata Murty shared that she attended the G20 Spouses Programme hosted by Mrs. Jaishankar, who is the wife of Minister of External Affairs of India S. Jaishankar and learned everything from information about millets to Indian art and more.
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Akshata Murty also met the Indian heritage craftsmen before joining her husband and UK PM Rishi Sunak for dinner with the leaders and their partners.