Telangana CM lays foundation for Hare Krishna Heritage Tower in Hyderabad:
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao laid the foundation for the Hare Krishna Heritage Tower in Hyderabad. The 400 feet tall structure will be constructed on six acres of land in Narsingi at a cost of Rs 200 crore. The tower will house the temples of Sri Sri Radha Krishna and Sri Venkateswara Swamy.
State government supports organizations promoting peace and spirituality:
The chief minister announced Rs 25 crore on behalf of the state government for the construction of the temple. He emphasized that the state government supports organizations that promote peace and spirituality. The tower will be another cultural landmark for Hyderabad and highlight the Telangana heritage in the form of Kakatiya architectural elements.
Accommodation facility for 1,500 devotees:
Accommodation facility will be available for 1,500 devotees at the tower. The construction will be undertaken using cutting-edge technology with the skill of the Kakatiyas to preserve the historical and cultural heritage of Telangana. Additionally, the tower will have an Annadanam hall, where 500 visiting devotees will be served food at one time.
Library, auditorium, and guest rooms will be part of temple structures:
The temple structures will include a library, Kalyanai Auditorium, IMAX open air theatres, lecture halls, Q complex, and guest rooms. Technologically advanced laser shows will be arranged to help youth understand the history of Lord Krishna along with his teachings.
Chief Minister KCR describes temples as community centers:
Chief Minister KCR described temples as community centers that connect people of all religions. He emphasized that religious ignorance and fanaticism is a threat to society and there is no place for violence in any religion. KCR termed Hare Krishna’s support to the Telangana government as commendable, citing the Akshaya Patra program’s efforts to supply meals through Annapoorna to school children and provide food for the poor in Hyderabad.
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