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New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be on a day-long visit to Mumbai on Saturday offering prayers at Lord Ganesha idols established in two separate localities in the city and attending the 'Laxmanrao Inamdar Memorial Lecture'.

The Minister will start his visit to the city by worshiping the idol of Lord Ganesha established by 'Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal' in Bandra West area and offering prayers at another famous Ganesha idol, the Lalbaug Raja at Lalbaug, Parel in Mumbai in the afternoon.

The Home Minister will later participate in the 'Laxmanrao Inamdar Memorial Lecture' organized by Mumbai University and Sahakar Bharati on Saturday evening.

It is learnt that the Laxmanrao Inamdar Memorial lecture will be held at Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Convocation Hall in Mumbai University's Fort campus on Saturday.

Inamdar, who was one of the founding fathers of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Gujarat, is known to be Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mentor.

The Memorial lecture is being organised by the varsity in association with Sahakar Bharati- a pan-India organisation of Co-Operators and Co-Operatives - founded by Inamdar, popularly known as the 'Vakil Saheb' of RSS.

Inamdar was deputed in Gujarat as a RSS pracharak to inspire youngsters to join the organisation, during which PM Modi first met him in the 1960s. Inamdar is credited with shaping PM Modi's career within the RSS. The PM has also written a biography on Inamdar, titled- 'Setubandh'.

The Laxmanrao Inamdar Memorial lecture was last held at Mumbai University in 2017. The then Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu was the Chief Guest for the lecture. (ANI)

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