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Krishna Temple overhauled by a Muslim opened for worship

Jaipur: An old Krishna Temple in bad shape near Sawai Madhopur (Rajasthan) was got renovated and reconstructed by a Muslim industrialist named Nathani and was declared open to the devotees on 27 January amid chanting of sacred mantras by priests. According to local people, total cost of repairs, revamping and beautification was a staggering Rs 1.5 crore approximately but Nathani, who shunned publicity, did not disclose how much he had to spend for it. The total cost was estimated by the architects and others who were in charge of the building and supervision at Rs 1.5 crore.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-31 March 2011 on page no. 4

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