BAPS chief Shri Pramukh Swami’s birthday( as per the Gujarati Hindu calendar tithi) will be celebrated exactly on the Gujarat election results day, 20th December.
Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi may visit Shri Pramukh Swami on the election result day or just before that. In 2007 the Chief Minister had visited Shri Pramukh Swami, Shri Keshubhai Patel and mother Hiraba just before the oath taking ceremony on 25th of December.
Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP) leader Keshubhai Patel will address a press conference at party headquarters in Ahmedabad. GPP said Shri Keshubhai will address the press irrespective of any outcome of the elections.
GPP candidates contested on 174 seats. As per the rules of the Election Commission, GPP will need to get minimum 6% votes and two elected candidates to retain its election symbol of cricket bat.
20th December(Gujarati calendar tithi Magsar Sud Aatham) will be Shri Pramukh Swami’s 92th birthday.
Born on 7-12-1921 in Vadodara district’s Padra taluka’s Chansad village, original name was Shantilal. He became saint at the age of 18. His Guru was Shastriji maharaj.
He was appointed Pramukh(chief) of Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Sanastha(BAPS) in 1950.