MUMBAI -- With just a day left for the US presidential election, a Mumbai temple, at the behest of some NRIs, on Monday conducted rituals seeking blessings for the victory of Republican candidate Donald Trump.
"We performed two yagnas for the victory of Trump. The rituals were performed at the behest of NRIs in the US," Vishnudham temple trustee Ramesh Joshi told PTI.
Joshi said that the temple, located in the north Mumbai suburb of Kandivli, conducted three-hour-long rituals.
"Some NRIs in the US are regular visitors to the temple when they visit India. They asked us to perform the yagnas.
Accordingly, two yagnas were performed. "The Vijay Prapti Yagna was to ensure victory for Trump and the Shasan Prapti Yagna was to help him govern the US," Joshi said.
"The NRIs told me that Trump has assured the Indian diaspora in the US that he will work for eliminating the terror menace in India, if elected," Joshi said.
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