UK PM, Home Secretary Priti Patel visits Shri Swaminarayan Mandir for Diwali celebration

London, November 08: The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Secretary of State for the Home Department, Priti Patel, visited BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in North London and celebrated the vibrant Hindu festival of Diwali with worshippers and members of the local community.
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According to a statement released from the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha (organisation), PM Johnson was welcomed in a customary Hindu tradition with auspicious symbols of greeting by putting garlands before they toured the stone temple. Patel was also greeted warmly when she arrived at the temple earlier in the day. Johnson offered a fruit basket at the inner sanctum's central shrine of the temple.