After Kanaka Durga temple landslide, Andhra CM announces Rs 70 crore for renovation, modernisation of temple

South India

Two persons were seriously injured in an accident at Kanak Durga Mata temple in Vijayawada city of Andhra Pradesh


Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has announced Rs 70 crores for renovation and modernisation and introducing safety measures at the Kanaka Durga temple atop Indrakeeladri hill.

The Chief Minister visited the temple and offered silk clothes to the Goddess on Wednesday evening. 

He also inspected the site where the boulders had fallen. Two persons were injured following a landslide at Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada, yesterday.

As per the report, two persons were injured and the fire service personnel are carrying out search to look for anyone who might be trapped.

The accident occurred after a large part of the rock slipped and came down from the mountain towards the temple.

 A large number of people reach the Kanaka temple of Vijayawada during the Navratras to have a darshan of the mother.

This incident is captured in CCTV camera. In the CCTV footage, devotees are seen running after the accident. During this time, two people have been injured by pressing under a rock. However, there has been no loss of life and property.


Image credit: The Hans India

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