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Indrakeeladri,the world-famous Kanaka Durga temple is getting a complete facelift with an estimated cost of Rs. 50 crore. Government is planning to preserve ancient structures atop in the hill. It has asked forest department to de-notify 120 acres of forest land on the hill.

The place where Arjuna worshiped Lord Shiva for Pashupatastra, a temple for Pasupatheeswara Swamy was built during the Pallava era at the summit of Indrakeeladri. Now, the state government wants to have the temple reconstructed and construct a ghat road to that temple.

The other things going to happen are:

  • Holy plants, medicinal plants, nakshatra vanam to form green belt zone
  • Way from Durga Temple to Malleswara Swamy temple to be widened and Beautified
  • Road from arch gate in Arjun street to Malleswara Swamy temple to be widened up to 60 feed
  • Kalavedika to come up on 3rd floor of Mahamandapam
  • Parallel Ghat road from head water works to be laid
  • Permanent CCTV systems to be set up
  • Annadana Satram to be relocated
  • Ghat roads, Hillocks to be beautified



Pasupatheeswara Swamy Temple atop Indrakeeladri to Get a Ghat Road Last Updated: 03 May 2016