“The principle temple might be inbuilt three to 3 and a half years and can value Rs 300-400 crore. The expenditure on the event of your complete 70 acre land there’ll exceed Rs 1100 crore,” stated Swami Govind Dev Giri Maharaj, treasurer of Ram Janmabhoomi Tirath Kshetra Nyas.
He stated he arrived at these figures after consulting consultants concerned within the Ram temple development mission.
The Nyas (belief) has not come out with an official assertion thus far on the expenditure concerned within the mission, he stated whereas speaking to ABP Majha Marathi TV channel.
“It was potential for us to boost funds (for the temple development) from some company individuals. Some (company) households had approached us, requesting us at hand over the (temple) designs and assuring us they may full the temple mission, however I humbly declined that request,” he stated.
To a question on criticism from some quarters that the Ram temple funds assortment drive is a BJP marketing campaign holding in view the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, he stated, “Folks see this relying on the color of spectacles they put on. We do not put on any spectacles and our eyes are pointing on the path of devotion.”
“Our goal is to succeed in 6.5 lakh villages and 15 crore houses (for amassing funds for the temple work),” he stated.
Requested if he’s keen to go to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s residence Matoshree in suburban Mumbai to gather funds for the Ram temple development, he stated, “I’m keen to go there if he is able to contribute.”
“Shiv Sena chief and Maharashtra Legislative Council Deputy Chairperson Neelam Gorhe has given us a one kg silver brick,” he stated.
The Swami was on the Rashtrapati Bhavan final week when President Ram Nath Kovind contributed Rs 500,100 for the Ram temple development at Ayodhya.
Requested if he would go to the residence of Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to hunt contribution for the temple, he quipped, “I’m prepared to try this if somebody have been to ensure that I wont’s be disrespected there.”