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YS Jagan lays foundation stone for reconstruction of temples in Vijayawada, check the temples here
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy laid the foundation stone for the construction of temples in Vijayawada, which were demolished during Krishna Pushkaralu in 2016.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy laid the foundation stone for the construction of temples in Vijayawada, which were demolished during Krishna Pushkaralu in 2016. The foundation stone was laid for the reconstruction of the temples such as Dakshinamukha Anjaneyaswamy on the banks of the river Krishna in Vijayawada, Seetammavari Padalu, Rahu-Ketuvu, Boddubomma, Goshala Krishna Temple by performing special pujas amidst the chanting of the Vedas. Also, CM Jagan started Indrakeeladri development works with Rs. 77 crore.
The construction cost of these temples is borne by the Endowments Department and the beautification work is carried out by the Municipal Department. In addition, the government is rebuilding 40 temples in 13 districts across the state that have been demolished for various reasons and are yet to see development.
Later, after laying of the foundation stone, Chief Minister YS Jagan visited Durgamma on Indrakeeladri. The temple priests welcomed the CM and paid a courtesy call on him. After special pujas, Tirtha Prasadam was offered.
Here are the temples that are being rebuilt in Vijayawada
Reconstruction of Rahu-Ketu Temple at a cost of Rs. 70 lakhs followed by Seethamma Padalu temple at a cost of Rs. 9.5 lakh, Anjaneya Swamy Temple at a cost of Rs. 31.5 lakhs, Sri Saneeswara Temple with stone at a cost of Rs. 2 crores, Boddubomma Temple at a cost of Rs. 8 lakhs, Sri Anjaneyaswamy Temple at a cost of Rs. 20 lakhs (at Durgagudi Stairs), Sri Dasanjaneya Temple along with Sri Sitarama Lakshmana with Rs. 10 lakhs, Veerababu Temple at a cost of Rs. 10 lakhs, Sri Venugopala Krishna Temple and Goshala at Kanakadurga Nagar at a cost of Rs. 20 lakhs.
Apart from reconstruction of temples, Durgagudi development and expansion works will also be carried out such as Prasadampotu building at a cost of Rs. 8.5 crore Malleshwara Swamy Temple at a cost of Rs.5.6 crore, expansion of Malleshwara Swamy temple walls at a cost of Rs. 2 crores, Construction of hairdressing salon building at a cost of Rs.23.6 crore, Annaprasad building at a cost of Rs.19.75 crore, Kanakadurga Toll Plaza at a cost of Rs.5.25 crores, repairs on Ghat Road at a cost of Rs 6.5 crore, repairs and strengthening measures to prevent landslidesand total energy, water management system works of the temple with Rs.2.75 crore
Ministers of State Velampally Srinivasa Rao, Botsa Satyanarayana, Kodali Nani, Durga Gudi Chairman Paila Somi Naidu, Revenue Secretary Girija Shankar, Commissioner Arjuna Rao, District Collector Imtiaz, Durgangudi EO MV Suresh Babu MLAs Malladi Vishnu,, Jogi Ramesh, Simhadri Ramesh, Vallabhaneni Vamsi participated in the event.