The governor, who has also been given additional responsibility as the Administrator of Union Territory of Chandigarh, visited the holiest of the Sikh shrine accompanied by his wife, sons, daughter, daughter-in-law and grand children.
    
Besides visiting the site of martyrdom of the people who died in the 1919 massacre, he also paid a visit to the Durgiana Temple. It was Solanki's maiden visit to the holy city after taking oath as the Governor of Punjab.

At the Golden Temple, he was greeted by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) President Avtar Singh Makkkar and other functionaries of the top sikh religious body.
    
Replying to a query regarding his future plans for Punjab, the Governor said that Punjab is one of the most important states in India, as it produces a large share of foodgrains required to meet the needs of Indians, and the "farmers of Punjab have the grit, determination and capacity to produce enough foodgrains for the entire Asia."
    
The Governor along with his wife visited the historic Jallianwala Bagh and placed floral wreaths at the Flame of Liberty.

Later, Solanki paid obeisance at Durgiana Temple and was honoured by the members of the Durgiana Trust. Earlier on his arrival here, a police contingent presented a Guard of Honour to the Governor. Later on, the Governor along with his family visited the Attari border.

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