Kurukshetra,(Rana).Chief Minister Manohar Lal said that thousands of years ago, at the Geeta place Jyotisar, Lord Shri Krishna had given the teachings of Geeta to follow the path of karma. Even today, the entire country is receiving the message of peace through sermons from this Geeta place, Jyotisar. The person who follows the teachings of the country will definitely progress.
Chief Minister Manohar Lal arrived at Geeta Sthali Jyotisar on Saturday to offer prayers to the holy book Geeta at the International Geeta Mahotsav 2023. Earlier, Chief Minister Manohar Lal, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, MLA Subhash Sudha, Political Advisor to Chief Minister Bharat Bhushan Bharti, BJP General Secretary Dr. Pawan Saini inaugurated the Jyotisar Experience Center being built by the government at a cost of about Rs 206 crore. Observed and gave detailed information about this project of the state government to the Chief Minister of Assam here. After this, Chief Minister Manohar Lal and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma performed Purnahuti in the ongoing Yagya on Geeta Jayanti and performed puja for world peace. After this, worshiped the holy book Geeta and also saw the banyan tree under which Lord Krishna had given sermons to disillusion Arjuna thousands of years ago.
He saw the grand form of Lord Shri Krishna and got a souvenir photo taken with all the guests. During this, Chief Minister Manohar Lal also gave some necessary guidelines to the officials for beautification of this pilgrimage site and to make some improvements from the spiritual point of view. Sharing his views, Chief Minister Manohar Lal said that all the sins of a person who comes to this holy land are removed and he attains virtue. Therefore, to develop this holy place and pilgrimage, the state government prepared a grand project based on the Mahabharata theme. This project was sectioned by the Ministry of Tourism and passed a budget of Rs 8054.70 lakh under Sri Krishna Circuit under Swadesh Darshan Scheme. This budget was spent on the beautification of Brahma Sarovar, Jyotisar, Narakatari, Sannihit Sarovar and the city.
The Chief Minister said that the state government passed a budget of Rs 205.58 crore for the Mahabharata theme based building, artistic exhibition, thematic, multimedia project at Jyotisar. Out of this budget, about Rs 65 crore has been spent on the construction work of two galleries. On this occasion, Chief Minister’s Political Advisor Bharat Bhushan Bharti, KDB Member Secretary Vikas Gupta, Deputy Commissioner Shantanu Sharma, Superintendent of Police Surendra Bhauria, Additional Deputy Commissioner and CEO KDB Akhil Pilani, KDB Honorary Secretary Upendra Singhal, Chairman of Kurukshetra 48 Kos Teerth Monitoring Committee were present. Madan Mohan Chhabra, Haryana Nomadic Tribe Board Vice Chairman Jaisingh Pal, Haryana Backward Classes Commission member Shyam Lal Jangda, KDB member Dr. Rishipal Mathana, Captain Amarjeet Singh, Ashok Rosha, Yudhishthir Bahal, Dr. MK Modgil, Vijay Narula etc. officers present.