On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012, during His tour of the state of Connecticut in the United States, Acharya Swamishree met with the Governor of Connecticut, Dannel P. Malloy, at the Governor’s Office in the State Capitol Building in Hartford. During the meeting, Acharya Swamishree blessed Governor Malloy and the state of Connecticut and offered the Governor a prasad paag, a saal, sweets, and several of the Sansthan’s English scriptures. This was the first time Acharya Swamishree met with a Governor of the United States. In addition, the meeting took place in the Governor’s office itself. Acharya Swamishree, sants, and disciples also received a tour of the interior and exterior of the vast and beautiful Connecticut State Capitol Building.
Governor Malloy is very committed to strengthening the state’s economy, growing Connecticut’s small businesses, and bringing back jobs to the towns and cities. He has initiated many projects that have led to much improvement within Connecticut’s economy.
Governor Malloy was extremely pleased to meet Acharya Swamishree, sants, and disciples of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan. Acharya Swamishree, sants, and disciples were extremely pleased to meet him as well.