RS majority will decide Ram Mandir construction: Pejawar Seer

Team Udayavani, Jul 5, 2019, 12:59 PM IST

Mangaluru: The union government will take a firm decision on construction of Ram Mandir at Ayodhya after the BJP secures majority in Rajya Sabha, claimed Pejawar Math seer Sri Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji speaking at a press meet after ‘Tulabhara’ service was offered to him by way of coins at the residence of Dakshina Kannada District Kannada Sahitya Parishat president, S Pradeep Kumar Kalkura, at Kadri on Thursday July 4.

The seer informed that Pejawar Math has been building a well-equipped hospital on a two-acre plot at Marathhalli Bengaluru and said, “The project cost is Rs 35 crore.  We have already conducted works there and Rs 10 crore would be required more to complete the project,” he said.

A hostel for students from backward classes would be built in the site provided by the urban development authority at Shivamogga informed the seer and said, “We also plan to build a students’ hostel for backward classes at Udupi. Our Math has been managing a PU College at Hubballi and we plan to set up a school in a ten-acre plot in which classes from primary to high school will be operated,” he informed.

The seer informed that the Math had built Anandateertha School at Pajaka near Udupi three years back which is still under construction. A hostel meant to provide free of cost facility to students interested in pursuing religious education is also being built there, he added.

Explaining that his programme of meeting families of neglected sections of the society had given rise to transformation in the society in eradicating untouchability, he said that the programme would be continued. “If such people invite me, I am ready to visit their houses,” he assured.

The current Srikrishna Kalyana Mantap at Kadri Mallikatta would be demolished and a new one would be constructed at a cost of Rs 5 crore in its place. The foundation stone would be laid at 9 am on July 11, he said.

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