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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Inaugurate and Lay Foundation Stone of Multiple Projects in Somnath Today (August 20)

WebdeskAug 20, 2021, 10:42 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Inaugurate and Lay Foundation Stone of Multiple Projects in Somnath Today (August 20)

Somnath Promenade, Somnath Exhibition Centre, and temple precinct of Old (Juna) Somnath are some of the projects to be inaugurated today by The Prime Minister.

 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple projects in Somnath, Gujarat today (August 20) via video conferencing. The projects to be inaugurated include the Somnath Promenade, Somnath Exhibition Centre and reconstructed temple precinct of Old (Juna) Somnath. The Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of Shree Parvati Temple.

 

“At 11 AM tomorrow, August 20, various projects in Somnath would be inaugurated. These works will add to the overall infrastructure at Somnath,” PM Modi posted on Twitter.

 

He added, “The projects that will be inaugurated include: Somnath Promenade, Somnath Exhibition Centre, Reconstructed temple precinct of Old (Juna) Somnath. Foundation stone of the Shree Parvati Temple will also be laid.”

 

The Somnath Promenade has been developed under PRASHAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive) Scheme at a total cost of over ₹ 47 crores. The Somnath Exhibition Centre, developed in the premises of ‘Tourist Facilitation Centre’, displays the exhibits from dismantled parts of the old Somnath temple and its sculptures having Nagar style temple architecture of old Somnath.

 

The reconstructed temple precinct of Old (Juna) Somnath has been completed by Shree Somnath Trust with a total outlay of ₹ 3.5 crores. This temple is also referred to as Ahilyabai Temple since it was built by Queen Ahilyabai of Indore when she found that the old temple was in ruins. The entire old temple complex has been holistically redeveloped for the safety of pilgrims and with augmented capacity.

 

Shree Parvati Temple is proposed to be constructed with a total outlay of ₹ 30 Cr. This will include temple construction in Sompura Salats Style, development of Garbha Griha and Nritya Mandap.

 

(With inputs from PIB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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