Prime Minister Narendra Modi is about to inaugurate on Monday the Kashi Vishwanath hall undertaking, surrounding the Kashi Vishwanath temple close to Dashashwamedh Ghat in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi.
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) stated in a press release that PM Modi, who represents Varanasi in Lok Sabha, will go to the temple round 1 pm and inaugurate Phase 1 of the Shri Kashi Vishwanath Dham after providing prayers. This will add to Kashi’s religious vibrancy, stated PM Modi in a tweet, sharing the replace concerning the inauguration within the holy city.
The undertaking was conceptualised as a undertaking to create an simply accessible pathway to attach the historic Kashi Vishwanath temple to the banks of the River Ganga, stated a PMO assertion.
The Phase 1 of the undertaking has been constructed at a price of Rs 339 crore.
Twenty-three buildings will probably be inaugurated within the part 1 of the undertaking providing various services to pilgrims and devotees.
The gateways and different constructions have been constructed with stones and different materials utilizing conventional craftsmanship.
The undertaking is unfold over an space of 5 lakh sq. toes whereas the sooner premises was restricted to simply round 3,000 sq. toes.
The temple hall undertaking concerned buy and acquisitions of over 300 properties across the temple.
Around 1,400 shopkeepers, tenants and householders have been rehabilitated within the course of.
During the method of destruction of the outdated properties, over 40 historical temples have been rediscovered and restored, stated PMO.
The basis stone for the temple hall undertaking was laid in 2019.