In Pictures: Kashi Vishwanath Corridor That Prime Minister Narendra Modi Will Inaugurate Soon

by Harsha Bhat - Dec 9, 2021 05:19 PM +05:30 IST
In Pictures: Kashi Vishwanath Corridor That Prime Minister Narendra Modi Will Inaugurate SoonKashi Vishwanath Dham Corridor
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  • PM Narendra Modi will be inaugurating Kashi Vishwanath corridor on 13 December.

    Here's a glimpse of what awaits the inaugural of the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor, in pictures.

From being debated to being appreciated, from being the centre of a million questions to answering them all with its sheer being, the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor has come a long way in the last two years.

Four days from today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate this project in his constituency to the nation. Here is a glimpse of what awaits the inaugural of the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor, in pictures.

The Kashi Vishwanath temple
The Kashi Vishwanath temple
Arches which have the tales of Kashi engraved in panels
Arches which have the tales of Kashi engraved in panels
A glimpse of the ‘dwars’ that have been built on all four sides of the ‘mandir parisar’
A glimpse of the ‘dwars’ that have been built on all four sides of the ‘mandir parisar’
People worshipping the Navagraha Linga’s that have been reinstalled in the mandir parisar
People worshipping the Navagraha Linga’s that have been reinstalled in the mandir parisar
The Avimukteshwar Linga that has been reinstalled in the surroundings of the temple in a much neater space and super structure.
The Avimukteshwar Linga that has been reinstalled in the surroundings of the temple in a much neater space and super structure.
Deities have also been reinstalled in 27 temples built for the purpose
Deities have also been reinstalled in 27 temples built for the purpose
The temple surroundings have been laid with white Makrana marble flooring
The temple surroundings have been laid with white Makrana marble flooring
The cleaning of the golden shikara in progress
The cleaning of the golden shikara in progress
The lighting makes the entire temple surrounding glow with a golden hue
The lighting makes the entire temple surrounding glow with a golden hue
Kashi temple surroundings
Kashi temple surroundings
Empanelled History and scriptures
Empanelled History and scriptures
Intricately carved ‘dwaras’ whose design is an ‘eclectic mix’ of various temple designs, as explained by architect Bimal Patel adorn the main temple on four sides
Intricately carved ‘dwaras’ whose design is an ‘eclectic mix’ of various temple designs, as explained by architect Bimal Patel adorn the main temple on four sides
The lit entrance gates or dwaras
The lit entrance gates or dwaras
Entrances manned by watch towers guarding the project
Entrances manned by watch towers guarding the project
The complex one enters as one exits the dwaras towards the Ganga, a series of shops, pilgrim spaces, alongwith a viewing gallery from where the Ganga is visible on one side and the temple on the other
The complex one enters as one exits the dwaras towards the Ganga, a series of shops, pilgrim spaces, alongwith a viewing gallery from where the Ganga is visible on one side and the temple on the other
The view of the temple from the viewing gallery
The view of the temple from the viewing gallery
One of the temples, said to be replica of the Vishwanath temple, being cleaned and restored
One of the temples, said to be replica of the Vishwanath temple, being cleaned and restored
Just to show the transformation that has taken place - see this image of the same Replica temple while it was being discovered in 2019
Just to show the transformation that has taken place - see this image of the same Replica temple while it was being discovered in 2019
The view of the Ganga from the viewing gallery
The view of the Ganga from the viewing gallery
During the ghat end construction work. The entry is elevated to take care of possible flooding owing to a rise in river waters
During the ghat end construction work. The entry is elevated to take care of possible flooding owing to a rise in river waters
Bird’s eye view of the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor from above the entrance towards the Ganga
Bird’s eye view of the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor from above the entrance towards the Ganga


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