Mahavir Mandir Trust donating Rs 10 Crores for Ram Temple in Ayodhya

Friday, 19 May 2023 (17:36 IST)
Patna: Mahavir Mandir Trust, Patna, is donating Rs 10 Crore for construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, which is the highest donation by any single institution or individual for the purpose in the country.
Secretary of Mahavir Mandir Trust Kishore Kunal, also a retired IPS officer told media persons on Friday here that the trust had decided to donate Rs 10 Crores for construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya. It was highest donation by any individual or institution in the country for construction of Ram Temple, he added.
"Rs two crore would be given to Ram Temple trust in July this year and Rs two crores would be given before inauguration of the temple next year, " Kunal said adding remaining amount of Rs 6 Crore had already been given to Ram Temple trust in three installments of Rs two crore each. First installment was paid in the year 2020, second in 2021 and third in 2022, he informed.
Secretary of the trust said that annual income of Mahavir Mandir, Patna was Rs 11,000 per year when its management was handed to trust in November 1987.
Its income started increasing gradually since the trust took over management of the temple and now the income increased to Rs Rs 10 lakh per day, he added.
Kunal said sources of income cover offerings in temple, fees from rituals, surplus from the sale of Naivedyam laddu, donation and bank interest. It was the income of temple alone and did not include the income of a number of hospitals being run by the trust, he informed.

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