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Foundation stone laid for Sree Narayana Guru pilgrimage circuit

IANS  |  Varkala (Kerala) 

on Sunday laid the foundation stone for the Sree spiritual pilgrimage circuit at a function held near here at the spiritual abode of the renowned social reformer.

This project covers all the places in district where the Guru spend most of his life, including his birthplace Chempazanthi, Aruvippuram where he set a temple to Lord and Varkala where he established the Mutt and his mausoleum is.

This project was sanctioned in January 2019 for Rs. 69.47 crores and the money would be used to improve the infrastructure and facilities at these centres.

Chief had last week written to Prime that it would have been better had the implementation of this project been handed over to the Tourism Department, rather than asking the to implement it.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 18:12 IST
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