PM Modi as Chairman of Somnath Temple Trust Gujarat
On 18th January 2021, The PM Narendra Modi is elected as the new chairman of Somnath Temple trust. the Somnath Temple is located at Prabhas Patan town in Gujarat.
- After naming, PM Modi will be the 2nd Prime Minister to serve as chairman. prior to this, PM Morarji Desai had served as chairman of Somnath Temple trust.
- The post was vacant after the Keshubhai Patel’s death, who served as chief minister of Gujarat and also has served as Trust’ chairman between 2004 and 2020.
Somnath Temple Trust Members List
- Amit Shah,
- LK Advani,
- Harshvardhan Neotia,
- Pravin Laheri,
- Jeevan Parmar
Static Gk About Somnath Temple
- Where – Prabhas Patan, Veraval, Gujarat
- Also Called – Deo Patan
List of Famous Temple in Gujarat –
Dwarkadhish Temple (Dwarka, Gujarat)
Who is PM Morarji Desai
- Morarji Desai served as 4th Prime Minister of India from 1977 and 1979. before leading the Govt, he was an independence activist and had served as Chief Minister of Bombay State, Home Minister, Finance Minister posts.
Awards to PM Morarji Desai
Q.1 Who is Chairman of Somnath Temple Trust Gujarat?
PM Narendra Modi is elected as the new chairman of Somnath Temple trust.
Q.2 Who was Morarji Desai?
Morarji Desai was 4th Prime Minister of India from 1977 and 1979 and also, served as chairman of Somnath Temple trust.
Q.3 Where is the Somnath Temple?
Somnath Temple is located in Prabhas Patan, Veraval, Gujarat.