Kochi, Kune 8 : Dressed in traditional attire,prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Guruvayur temple in Kerala and offered prayers.The ritual of ‘thulabharam’ was also performed. PM Modi offered lotuses, which is the BJP symbol, at the Krishna temple of Guruvayur,equivalent to his weight.
After the prayers at Kerala and Andhra Pradesh, PM Modi will be headed to Maldives in his first foreign trip in the second term.
Guruvayur is one of the most prominent temples in Kerala that is over 5000-year-old.
Modi will return to Kochi around 12.40 pm from where he will head to Andhra Pradesh to offer prayers at Lord Venkateswara in Tirumala.
In Kerala,Congress won 15 of the 16 seats it contested in Kerala while UDF won 19 of the 20 seats.
In Andhra Pradesh, Jagan Mohan Reddy’s YSRCP swept both the Lok Sabha and the assembly elections. YSRCP won all 25 Lok Sabha seats while BJP drew a blank.