BY TC News Desk
Agartala: April 10. Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and DoNER, G Kishan Reddy who arrived in Tripura today has said that the construction of development work that was carried out for the beautification of Mata Tripurasundari Temple under Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spirituality Augmentation Drive (PRASAD) scheme would be completed by the end of this year.
After arriving here in Agartala, the minister went to Mata Tripurasundari Temple at Udaipur in Gomati district to perform puja.
Speaking with reporters, the union minister said after taking charge of DoNER, this is the first time he came here to Tripura.
“Today I also visited the temple of Mata Tripurasundari. It is our privilege that the Indian government has carried out infrastructural development work under the direction of PM Modi and for the service of Maa Tripurasundari and to facilitate the pilgrims who visit the temple from various parts of the country”, the union minister said.
He informed that the infrastructural development work for the beautification of the temple was initially started slow but the work has taken speed and by the end of this year the work will be completed.
“More development activities will be carried out as not only from Tripura but also from other countries people visit Tripura Sundari temple which is one of the Shaktipeeths among the 51. From South to North people visit here and for these minimum facilities are necessary. For this the state government has given the proposal which was sanctioned and work is going on. I spoke with tourism minister Susanta Chowdhury and Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha and appealed to them to complete the work as fast as possible”, the union minister told reporters