New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Kashi Vishwanath Corridor in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi today. This project is called the Prime Minister’s Dream Project. This corridor is being built between Kasi Vishwanath Temple, Manikarnika Ghat and Lalita Ghat in 25,000 Square meters. Under this, the widening of the narrow streets of Banaras including Food Street, River Front, is also underway.
After completion of this project, you will be able to go to Baba Vishwanath temple with 50 feet road through the Ganges coast. Apart from this, you will get better street lights, clean streets, drinking water.
Apart from this ancient temples of Kashi will be preserved. Right now, there is a densely populated area and the procurement and demolition of buildings is going on fast.
Libraries and temples are embellishing
Several buildings, including temples, roads, which are coming under the purview of the corridor are undergoing to beautify. Apart from this two old libraries under this project, are being made digital libraries. On which a total of 24 crores will be spent.
Many questions on the plan
The government is trying to make Kashi beautiful like Kyoto, but this plan of the government for the people of Varanasi is tough, because the buildings are being broken down wildly here. People say that the historical identity of Kashi has been threatened with this project.
Work now in 2019 after 1780 and 1853
Kashi Vishwanath Temple area is being developed in the year 2019 after the year 1780 and 1853. If take a look at history, in 1780 the area was restored by the empress Ahilya Bai Holkar. After that Maharaja Ranjeet Singh had put gold in other places along with the pinnacle of the temple in 1853. Now the Prime Minister Modi is developing this quadrangle in 2019.