Udupi, May 15: Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, who offered prayers at the Sri Krishna temple here on Tuesday, earned the praise of Vishwesha Tirtha Swami of Pejawar Mutt.
Mr. Gowda called on the seer to wish him on his 88th birthday. Swami said Mr. Gowda had solved many problems of the country during his short tenure as Prime Minister. “Had Mr. Gowda continued as Prime Minister, he would have solved the Kashmir problem,” he said.
Earlier, Mr. Gowda held talks with the Pejawar seer. Speaking to presspersons, the Pejawar seer said that when Mr. Gowda was Prime Minister, he had provided land to the seer at Delhi. The seer said he had explained developmental and other activities being taken up by the mutt on this land. Mr. Gowda told presspersons that he was taking Ayurveda treatment at Mulloor and that he did not wish to talk about politics.
Mr Gowda also met Vidyadheesha Tirtha Swami of Paryaya Palimar Mutt and received “mantrakshathe”.
Deve Gowda would have solved Kashmir issue if continued as PM: Pejawar seer