Prime Minister Modi’s role in promoting Indian culture as a gentle power and revival of sacred shrines
Since taking office in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken on various redevelopment initiatives and projects of national significance. However, Modi also played an important role in removing excess rule from foreign invaders.
He is aware of the role played by the sacred Hindu temples in the long and sustained civilizational struggle.
Since his re-election to power in 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has played an important role in the renovation and rejuvenation of several temples across the country. Here are some of the temple construction and restoration efforts undertaken by PM Modi:
Ram Mandir’s conflict had been going on for years, however, after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Hindus, the central government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi began to make efforts for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya. , in Uttar Pradesh. Prime Minister Modi laid the foundation stone for the Ram Temple in August 2020 according to Hindu culture and rituals. While people await its completion, the government has already started to make efforts to make the area a place of Hindu pilgrimage.
Hallway of Kashi Vishwanath temple
Varanasi has been the prime minister’s constituency since he took office in 2014. He has started to develop infrastructure and redevelop the Kashi Vishwanath temple building. Modi designed the architectural overhaul of Kashi Vishwanath Temple and connects it to the Ganga River. The idea behind the redevelopment was to preserve the heritage structures and connect the temple to the Ghats with high visibility.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi began to take a keen interest in shaping the hallway after laying the foundation stone for the Kashi Vishwanath Hallway on March 8, 2019. The temple acquisition went smoothly, which made the project litigation-free. In addition, the demolition of buildings led to the discovery of more than 40 ancient temples. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the temple corridor is being completed in record time and is expected to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 13.
Somnath temple complex
During his tenure as Chief Minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi initiated several projects to beautify the temple complex. The efforts paid off when the Prime Minister inaugurated an exhibition center in the Somnath temple complex. Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Modi, Shri Somnath Trust is constantly working to maintain the Somnath temple.
As the Kedarnath Temple witnessed widespread devastation due to flooding in 2013, the central government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi began work on the redevelopment of the temple. The entire temple has now been restored and it has been completely transformed by PM Modi. Recently, he inaugurated the redeveloped Kedarnath temple in the presence of Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami. In his speech to the people, Modi explained how close to his heart this project was and how he was monitoring the progress of the project even from his office in Delhi.
Char Dham Pariyojana / Highway
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also launched Char Dham Pariyojana by sanctioning the construction of a modern all-weather Char Dham road network connecting the four pilgrimage sites of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. As part of PM Modi’s vision, the Char Dham route will provide easy access for pilgrims visiting the four holy places from across the country. In addition to the road network, the government is also working on the construction of the railway line.
Temple restoration in Kashmir
After the repeal of section 370, the government began to work on the renovation of several religious sites in Srinagar. The government has restored the Raghunath Temple in Srinagar and efforts are being made to restore the temples that are not in good condition.
Efforts to build temples abroad
It is not only in India that the Prime Minister is working on the redevelopment and restoration of temples, he has also facilitated the development of temples in other countries. He initiated the Lord Sri Krishna Shreenathji temple redevelopment project in Manama, Bahrain. He also laid the foundation stone for the very first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi in 2018.