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300 year old Kali temple reconstructed with Indian support

Updated: July 29, 2020 12:34 pm

The High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das on Monday jointly inaugurated the reconstructed Sree Sree Joykali Matar temple at Natore with the State Minister of ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak. According to a press release issued by the High Commission of India in Bangladesh, the MoU for the reconstruction of the temple at Lalbazar, Natore was signed in 2016. The Government of India provided a grant assistance of Taka 97 lakh for the reconstruction of the historic temple under its High Impact Community Development Project (HICDP).

Speaking during the online inauguration of the project, High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das expressed happiness for having supported the renovation of one of the oldest temples of Bangladesh. She said India continues to be a committed partner of Bangladesh in preservation of the shared heritage and culture of the two countries which further strengthens people-to-people relations.

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