Vrindavan, 2017.02.14 (VT): Shri Rajkumar Rinwa, the Minister for the department of Devasthan, Government of Rajasthan visited Vrindavan on Tuesday. He visited the Radha Kant Mandir, situated on the Parikrama Marg, near Vihar Ghat and Shri Radha Madhav Mandir or Jaipur Mandir, along with the officials of his department.
Shri Rinwa announced that his department will celebrate the ‘Patotsava’ of the Radha Madhav Mandir in a grand way, as the temple completes one hundred year of its establishment in this year.
Several cultural events are planned during the Centennial Ceremony of the Jaipur Mandir. The instruction have been given to the departmental officers. The Jaipur Mandir was built by Sawai Madho Singh II in 1917.
He said that the architectural marvel of Shri Radha Madhav Mandir, (Jaipur Mandir) is unmatched with any other architecture. The temple is not less than a spectacular sight for which Vrindavan should feel proud of.
The Minister said, “The Rajasthan government will pay attention to the properties, which belong to the Department of Devasthan. The illegal occupancy on its properties will be strictly dealt and removed. We are gathering information on such properties, and shall take the legal route to get them vacated soon.”
“We are also working on a plan to arrange accommodation in our temples for the pilgrims visiting Vrindavan, so that they can enjoy the temple mood during their visit to the holy town,” said Rinwa.
He also elaborated his plans on restoration and beautification of the temples, and making them pilgrimage friendly.
He was welcomed by the BJP president of the local unit of Vrindavan Shri Rajesh Pandit. Shri Anil Pathak, Shri Hemant Bharti, Shri Sunil Goutam, Shri Akhil Agrawal, Shri Madan Gopal Banerjee were present.