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UK Elections : 'I get inspiration from my religion', British PM Rishi Sunak visits Swaminarayan Temple; Blessings sought for election victory

  London: Rishi Sunak visited the Swaminarayan Temple There is a sharp political upheaval in Britain over the general elections. The leaders are trying their best to woo the voters. Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his wife Aksha Murthy prayed at London's famous BAPS Swaminarayan Temple, also known as the Neasden Temple, in the final week of the general election campaign.

When British Prime Minister Sunak's convoy arrived at the magnificent temple complex last evening, he was warmly welcomed and offered prayers under the leadership of priests.

Congratulations to India on the T20 win

After touring the temple complex and interacting with volunteers and community leaders, Sunak, a cricket fan, began his address by referring to India's T20 World Cup victory. He said that India played very well and won the World Cup, congratulations to them.

Inspiration comes from religion

Sunak then spoke about the inspiration he received from his religion. He said, "I am a Hindu and like all of you, I take inspiration and solace from my religion." "I am proud to take oath as a Member of Parliament on 'Bhagavad Gita', our religion teaches us to do our duty and not worry about the consequences, provided we do it with sincerity.

My parents taught me...

About her religion, Sunak added that it was taught to me by my dear parents and that's how I live my life and that's what I want to pass on to my daughters when they grow up. It is religion that guides me towards public service.