Trikutalayam temple to get a facelift

Published: 11th March 2013 11:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th March 2013 11:17 AM   |  A+A-

The ancient Trikutalayam temple at Nagunoor in Karimnagar mandal, built during the Kakatiya era, will get a facelift at a cost of Rs 4 crore. 

Minister for civil supplies D Sridhar Babu, who laid the foundation for the revamp project here Sunday, said the state government has issued a GO pertaining to the reconstruction that houses Lord  Brahma, Vishnu and Surya.

The reconstruction of the temple, which is in a dilapidated condition, will be taken up by endowments and archeology departments with the financial assistance of the Kasuganti Narayana Rao Memorial Trust.

A fund of Rs 4 crore, released by the trust member Kasuganti Laxman Kumar, has already been given to temple authorities, the minister said, adding the trust has agreed to give an assistance of Rs 5 lakh per annum for maintenance.

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