Devendra Fadnavis, Hon Chief Minister of Maharastra, appreciated the vision of Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir and said that the project will have far reaching impact on Vrindavan the holy city of Krishna.
He was talking to Sri Yudhishthira Krishna Dasa, Vice President Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir on the sidelines of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrations held in Bangalore. Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir was given an opportunity to showcase its vision and its impact to individuals at the meeting. Yudhishtira Krishna Dasa met the Chief Minister of the Maharashtra while showcasing the project to many dignitaries at the prestigious event which attracts Indian Diaspora from around the world.
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Non-Resident Indian Day) is celebrated in India on 9 January every other year to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community to the development of India. The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa in Bombay on 9 January 1915. Established in 2003, it is sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs of the government of India and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Ministry of Development of the North Eastern Region of India. A celebratory event is held on 7–9 January every other year in an Indian city.
The current edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas held at Bengaluru had surpassed all expectations and the number of delegates had crossed 7,100. It had representation from 72 countries. The Vice President of Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir, Sri Yudhishthira Krishna Dasa had the opportunity to connect with many dignitaries including Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting and V. Narayanswamy, Chief Minister of Pondicherry. He discussed with them about our plans to build the tallest skyscraper temple Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir and appealed to them for their kind support.