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Golden Kalasam for Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain

on 2001/7/30 9:46:02 ( 1568 reads )

Source: Aaj Tak Hindi News Channel

UJJAIN, INDIA, July 27, 2001: A one hundred kilograms golden kalasam has been installed on top of the famed Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain recently. Before installation, the pitcher-shaped spire was taken in a procession in the streets of Indore. It is reported that a business man based in Calcutta donated a sum of US$217,000 for this kalasam, which has been made with gold, brass and iron. Interestingly a thirty-four-gun salute was given by the police force in honor.

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