How much did Abu Dhabi’s Hindu temple cost to build? You will be shocked to know the price

By Sudhakar Yadav February 12, 2024 10:47 PM IST
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Hindu Temple in Abu Dhabi: You must have been hearing for a long time that a huge Hindu temple is being built in Abu Dhabi, the capital of United Arab Emirates. The name of this temple is Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) Hindu Temple. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to inaugurate this temple on Wednesday. This huge Hindu temple is built on about 27 acres of land. This temple is built near Al Rahba on Dubai-Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Highway. The work of this temple is going on since the year 2019. The government of the United Arab Emirates had donated land for this temple.

How much money was this Hindu temple built for?

About Rs 700 crore has been spent in building this Hindu temple of Abu Dhabi. This BAPS temple is the largest temple in the Bay Area. There are 3 more Hindu temples in UAE, which are in Dubai. The construction of this grand Hindu temple started in the year 2019. The work of the temple was to be completed in the year 2022. But construction was delayed due to the Corona epidemic.

PM Modi will inaugurate

PM Modi will undertake a two-day visit to the UAE from Tuesday. During this time, PM will inaugurate this temple on 14th February. This temple will be the largest temple in the Middle East. Very good architecture on stone can be seen in this temple. This temple has been built by Indian artisans. These artisans are experts in traditional Hindu temple architecture.

The foundation stone was laid in 2017

Marble and sandstone have been used in this temple of Abu Dhabi and have been carved by hand. Let us tell you that during Prime Minister Modi’s visit to UAE in 2015, Abu Dhabi had allotted more than 17 acres of land for the temple project on the Dubai-Abu Dhabi Highway. The temple also has seven minarets representing each emirate of the country. The foundation stone of the temple was laid by PM Modi in 2017.

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