Crowdfunding brings Rs 2,100cr to Ram Mandir coffers

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Ayodhya: The Shri

Ram

Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust coffers brimmed with Rs 2,100 crore on Saturday evening — the last day of the 44-day fund-raising campaign launched by

Vishwa Hindu Parishad

(

VHP

) for building a grand temple in

Ayodhya

.
Before the launch of the crowdfunding campaign on January 15, the Trust had projected an

estimate

of Rs 1,100 crore for building of the Ram temple complex. But an overwhelming response from people gave the project a head-start with the Trust receiving Rs 1,000 crore more than the estimate.
Treasurer of the Teerth Kshetra Trust Govind Dev

Giri

said, “The fund-raising campaign has ended with generous contributions from crosssections of people, including residents of far-flung villages of India, blurring religious barriers. Total donations received has crossed Rs 2,100 crore on Saturday evening.”
Giri had pegged the construction cost of the temple at Rs 300-Rs 400 crore, while making an estimate of Rs 1,100 crore for building the entire complex on

Ramjanmabhoomi

.

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