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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Culture

 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 4315

TO BE ANSWERED ON 15.05.2007 VAISHAKA 25, 1929 (SAKA) 

Renovation of Katasraj Temples in Pakistan

 

4315.SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
  

Will the Minister of CULTURE be pleased to state:-

(a)  whether the work of renovation of Hindu temples of Katasraj in Pakistan is progressing according to schedule;

(b)  if not, the reasons therefor;

(c)  the financial assistance so far given by India, Pakistan and other agencies, if any, for the project; and

(d)  by when the renovation is likely to be completed so as to enable the pilgrims from India to visit the temples?

ANSWER

MINISTER FOR TOURISM AND CULTURE

(SMT. AMBIKA SONI)

(a) to (d)    The Government is not having details of the renovation of the Hindu temples to at Katasraj as this work is being carried out by the authorities in Pakistan. No financial assistance has been given for this by the Government of India.