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Chief Minister laid the Foundation Stone of 8 Pilgrimage Projects

  • 05 Jun 2023
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On 3 June 2023, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal laid the foundation stone of 8 pilgrimage projects of the Kurukshetra Development Board in Karnal district to be built at a cost of about Rs 1177 lakh.

Key Points:

  • The Chief Minister laid the foundation stone of 'Prithvi Tirth' at village Balu in Nissing block at a cost of Rs 86.89 lakh, 'Raghuvendra Dasaratha Tirth' at village Ongad at a cost of Rs 112.11 lakh, and 'Mishrak Tirth' at Nissing rural at a cost of Rs 159.31 lakh.
  • Apart from these, 'Dhankshetra Tirtha' in Assandh at a cost of Rs 40 lakh, 'Anjani Tirtha' in village Anjanthali at a cost of Rs 229.77 lakh, 'Prakshant Tirtha' in village Patanpuri at a cost of Rs 231.29 lakh, 'Vedvati Tirth' in village Sitamai at a cost of Rs 134.52 lakh and also laid the foundation stone of the work of 'Vyas Sthal Teerth' in village Bastali at a cost of Rs 183.06 lakh.
  • On this occasion, the Chief Minister said that earlier the Kurukshetra Development Board used to take care of only the pilgrimages of the Kurukshetra district, but now Dharmakshetra Kurukshetra is being renovated by the Kurukshetra Development Board, realizing the importance of 164 pilgrimages established in the periphery of 48 Kos under the famous pilgrimage.
  • Kurukshetra Development Board is also deciding to develop Tirth Parikrama so that the people of the village, as well as people from outside, come for darshan at the centres of people's faith, this will increase the number of tourists and provide employment to the people.
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