On Sunday 23 April 2017, the Governor of Assam and the Acting Governor of Meghalaya Shri Banwarilal Purohit visited the Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi, a grand mandir showcasing and celebrating Indian art, culture, traditions, and values, through its breathtaking stone carvings and exhibitions.
On Monday, 10 April 2017, the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi took the visiting Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull to see the Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi.On behalf of His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj – Spiritual Head of Swaminarayan Akshardham and BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha – senior sadhus traditionally welcomed the leaders of Australia
Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi celebrated Earth Hour by switching off all non-essential lights of the mandir on March 25, 2017 from 8:30pm to 9:30pm.
Mayor of Toronto, Mr. John Tory, visited Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi to experience India’s ageless beauty, borderless culture and timeless values. Accompanying the Mayor’s delegation was Economic Development Committee Chair and Toronto City Councillor Michael Thompson and newly elected Toronto City Councillor Neethan Shan.
Zimbabwe Vice President Honourable Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa and family experience Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi on January 18, 2017.