Devaswom Minister intervenes to expedite Rs 700 crore Chottanikkara Devi temple renovation challenge

Kochi: Devaswom Minister Kadadampally Surendran has called for a distinctive assembly to go over the renovation of Chottanikkara Devi temple just after the devotee, who pledged Rs 700 crore for renovation, complained of hold off in the approach.

Bengaluru centered businessman Ganashravan experienced donated the income for the temple a 12 months again. On the other hand, the minister built the intervention immediately as there was delay in the procedure.

Court’s acceptance is desired for a task of this magnitude. The meeting convened on Wednesday has made a decision to file a plea in Kerala High Courtroom in this regard. The renovation function will start out as before long as the courtroom grants acceptance. District Collector S Suhas, Main Commissioner Venugopal and Devaswom Board customers attended the assembly convened by the minister.

Kerala’s greatest temple metropolis is being planned as part of this challenge. The concept is to make Chottanikkara temple into an international pilgrimage centre. Rs 300 crore will be expended on masking the temple with gold. A clinic with 500 beds giving absolutely free therapy, renovation of ring roads, 2 overbridges and an industrial park for handicrafts are also portion of the job.

Ganashravan, who is a diamond merchant in Karnataka, visited Chottanikkara Devi temple when he confronted a setback in his small business. Later, his enterprise picked up and begun flourishing once more. That is when he resolved to lead a component of his revenue to the temple. Ganashravan was current when the initial period of renovation operates began in November.