Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu Donates ₹1 Crore to Siddheshwarnath Nath Mandir in Ziro Valley

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Saturday, September 30, 2023
Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu Donates ₹1 Crore to Siddheshwarnath Nath Mandir in Ziro Valley
Preserving Heritage: Chief Minister's Commitment to the Kardo Mahadev Temple
ZIRO VALLEY, Arunachal Pradesh – September 30, 2023: In a gracious display of devotion and commitment to the preservation of sacred sites, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu announced a generous donation of ₹1 crore from his personal account towards the development of the Siddheshwarnath Nath Mandir, also known as the Kardo Mahadev Temple, situated in the serene landscapes of Ziro Valley.

The esteemed Chief Minister shared his spiritual experience and commitment on a post made on X, invoking the divine with the words, "शंकराय नमः । ॐ महादेवाय नमः।" His visit to the temple left him captivated by the mystic and enchanting aura of Lord Shiva, which permeates the sacred grounds.

The Siddheshwarnath Nath Mandir is revered by devotees as a place where Lord Shiva is believed to reside on Karada Hill. It holds immense significance in the spiritual and cultural heritage of the region, drawing pilgrims and tourists alike to its serene ambiance and spiritual charm.

During his visit, Chief Minister Pema Khandu assured the temple committee of his dedication to the temple's development, stating, "Assured the temple committee to donate ₹1 crore from my personal account for the development of the holy place." His benevolent pledge received widespread appreciation and admiration from the local community and devotees alike.

This charitable gesture by the Chief Minister not only reaffirms his commitment to preserving the cultural and religious heritage of Arunachal Pradesh but also demonstrates his dedication to fostering the development of important spiritual sites in the region.

In response to CM Pema Khandu's announcement, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma expressed his gratitude by saying, "Thank you @PemaKhanduBJP Ji. So happy." This exchange of goodwill between the neighboring states' leaders highlights the significance of fostering harmony and cooperation in the region.

The ₹1 crore donation by Chief Minister Pema Khandu is expected to facilitate crucial infrastructural improvements and enhance the overall experience for devotees and tourists visiting the Siddheshwarnath Nath Mandir. It is a remarkable step towards preserving and promoting the rich cultural heritage of Arunachal Pradesh.

As the news of this generous contribution reverberates through the region, it serves as a beacon of hope and inspiration for the conservation of sacred sites and the promotion of religious and cultural diversity in India's northeastern states.