Mayadevi Temple Of Lumbini Opened For Tourists In Nepal


Amar Ujala Network, Maharajganj (Sonauli).

Published by: vivek shukla
Updated Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:07 PM IST

Summary

More than 500 tourists visited the temple till Thursday afternoon. Tourists have been allowed to enter the temple by adopting health safety measures.

Mayadevi Temple Nepal.
– Photo: Amar Ujala.

The Mayadevi temple at Lumbini, a famous tourist spot of the border area closed for nearly three and a half months due to Corona infection in Nepal, has been opened for tourists from Thursday. As soon as the temple opened, former Lumbini Chief Minister Shankar Pokharel along with his wife reached for darshan. With the opening of the temple, the activity of domestic tourists has also increased.More than 500 tourists visited the temple till Thursday afternoon. Tourists have been allowed to enter the temple by adopting health safety measures. Spectators are being made to stand at a distance of one and a half meters and masks are mandatory for them to enter. Tourists visit the temple, Ashoka Pillar, Pushkarni Talab, ruins of Stupa and ancient well.

The temple was completely closed on 29 April after the second wave of corona spread. Whereas earlier the temple was closed for eight months due to the first wave of corona virus infection. Lumbini Development Fund Secretary Sanuraja Shakya told that the temple has been opened following the health standards. Domestic and foreign tourists and pilgrims visit Lumbini every year.

Ajay Gupta, president of India-Nepal Awadh Friendship Society, said that the infection has reduced in the country. The government is giving a good sign by opening the school of famous religious places. The stalled tourism, school, hotel industry has got a revival.

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The Mayadevi temple at Lumbini, a famous tourist spot of the border area closed for nearly three and a half months due to Corona infection in Nepal, has been opened for tourists from Thursday. As soon as the temple opened, former Lumbini Chief Minister Shankar Pokharel along with his wife reached for darshan. With the opening of the temple, the activity of domestic tourists has also increased.

More than 500 tourists visited the temple till Thursday afternoon. Tourists have been allowed to enter the temple by adopting health safety measures. Spectators are being made to stand at a distance of one and a half meters and masks are mandatory for them to enter. Tourists visit the temple, Ashoka Pillar, Pushkarni Talab, ruins of Stupa and ancient well.

The temple was completely closed on 29 April after the second wave of corona spread. Whereas earlier the temple was closed for eight months due to the first wave of corona virus infection. Lumbini Development Fund Secretary Sanuraja Shakya told that the temple has been opened following the health standards. Domestic and foreign tourists and pilgrims visit Lumbini every year.

Ajay Gupta, president of India-Nepal Awadh Friendship Society, said that the infection has reduced in the country. The government is giving a good sign by opening the school of famous religious places. The stalled tourism, school, hotel industry has got a revival.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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