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Gujarat state chief minister, Narendra Modi cleans the chariot of... News PhotoAhmedabad,Beginnings,Broom,Chariot,Cleaning,Cultures,Graduation,Gujarat,Horizontal,India,Narendra Modi,Religion,VishnuPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPGujarat state chief minister, Narendra Modi (C) cleans the chariot of Lord Krishna, as per the traditions, with a golden broom before the commencement of the 136th Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad on July 10, 2013. According to mythology, the Rath Yatra dates back some 5,000 years when Hindu god Krishna, along with his older brother Balaram and sister Subhadra, were pulled on a chariot from Kurukshetra to Vrindavana by Krishna's devotees. AFP PHOTO / Sam PANTHAKY (Photo credit should read SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)