In a recent development, Sri Bharatarsabha Dasa, Vice President – Communications of the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir (VCM) along with other representatives of the temple visited Sri Arun Jaitley.
Sri Arun Jaitley, an eminent lawyer, is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and currently holds the office of Minister of Finance, Minister of Corporate Affairs and Minister of Information and Broadcasting of India. Prior to this he had also held the portfolios as the Minister for Commerce and Industry, and Law and Justice in the National Democratic Alliance government (1998–2004). Apart from being a senior minister of the Government of India, Sri Jaitley is also the leader of the house at Rajya Sabha.
During the visit, Bharatarsabha Dasa gave an overview of the objectives of the project and its progresses and presented a photo frame of Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir (VCM) as a memento to Sri Jaitley.Bharatarsabha Dasa also explained that the historic monumental temple will not only offer spiritual inspiration to millions of visitors to the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir from around the world, but also provide support and employment to the local community and aim to enhance the socio-economic status of the residents of Braj.
Having been familiarised with the plans and objectives of VCM, Sri Jaitley appreciated the entire temple management led by its Chairman, Sri Madhu Pandit Dasa. He was very happy to learn that the devotees of ISKCON Bangalore have conceived this unique project of building a skyscraper temple in Vrindavan and extended his good wishes for the early completion of the temple.
Sri Madhu Pandit Dasa, Chairman of the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir project expresses his sincere gratitude and thanks Sri Arun Jaitley for giving his valuable time, appreciation and encouragement for the project.