Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami laid the foundation stone for the Yamuna Ghat in Haripur. He emphasized the government’s commitment to realizing the aspirations of development and the importance of Haripur as a crucial pilgrimage site. This event marks a significant step towards revitalizing the spiritual and cultural heritage of the region.
Haripur Dham: Restoring Its Glory
Chief Minister Dhami has pledged to rejuvenate Haripur Dham’s glory. He envisions Haripur becoming as renowned as Haridwar and Rishikesh. The development of the Yamuna riverbank into a new pilgrimage destination is a key focus of this initiative.
"मुझे माँ यमुना ने बुलाया है और उन्हीं के आदेश पर हमने इस संकल्प का शुभारंभ किया है। गंगा जी पर अनेकों घाट हैं लेकिन यमुनोत्री तक कोई घाट नहीं है। आज जन्माष्टमी के पर्व पर हमने इस पावन पर्व पर घाट निर्माण का कार्य शुरू किया है।": मुख्यमंत्री श्री @pushkardhami जी। pic.twitter.com/tBERYWXYUa— Office Of Pushkar Singh Dhami (@OfficeofDhami) September 7, 2023
Occasion of Janmashtami
The commencement of the construction of Yamuna Ghat and the proposed Jamuna Krishna Dham on Janmashtami holds great symbolic significance. Chief Minister Dhami expressed his belief that with the blessings of Mother Yamuna, this grand project will come to fruition.
Reviving Religious and Cultural Traditions
This initiative marks the beginning of a new chapter in the spiritual and ancient traditions of Haripur. The foundation stone laying ceremony for Yamuna Ghat and the proposed Jamuna Krishna Dham signifies a revitalization of religious and cultural beliefs in Haripur.
Promoting Employment Opportunities
CM Dhami pointed out that turning Haripur into a religious site will generate employment opportunities in the region. It is expected that tourism will also thrive in the area, benefiting the local economy.
Expanding Road Connectivity
The government has been diligently connecting Uttarakhand’s major pilgrimage sites through road networks. The approval for the widening of the road from Herbertpur to Yamunotri is a testament to this commitment.
Preserving Historical Significance
Haripur holds immense historical importance, notably for its agricultural contributions. In the future, Haripur is poised to become a prominent destination alongside other renowned pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand.
The Chief Minister commended the efforts of the local Panchayat for their dedication to establishing the Jamuna Krishna Dham. He assured speedy progress in various proposed development plans for the Kalsi region.