Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur participated in Swaminarayan Mandir Vedic Mahapuja and Murti Pratisthan Function at Kufri near Shimla.While welcoming Swamiji to Dev Bhumi Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister said that in present era of materialistic life we have left behind our humanity, values and our culture. He said that in the end one realizes that he or she has actually lost something more precious than what actually he has achieved. He said that one should spare time for our soul and spiritual sermons.Jai Ram Thakur said that Himachal Pradesh was an abode of gods and people of the State have great faith in Saints and Sages. He said that we should learn from the lives of saints as they were the flag bearers of our religion and culture. He said that the sages have a significant role in bringing social harmony in the society. He said that State would be immensely benefitted from the visit of such saints.Food and Civil Supplies Minister Shri Kishan Kapoor, Education Minister Shri Suresh Bhardwaj were present on the occasion among others.