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  • 18 June, 2020

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Pashupatinath Temple and India - Nepal

Nepal-Bharat Maitri

Nepal-Bharat Maitri is a development partnership initiated by India as a high impact community development scheme.

  • This initiative is another milestone in strengthening cultural ties and people-to-people contacts between the two countries.
  • In 2018, Nepal-Bharat Maitri - Pashupati Dharmashala was inaugurated in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Recently, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed under Nepal-Bharat Maitri: Development Partnership, for the construction of a sanitation facility at the Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu.
  • The facility will be implemented by Kathmandu Metropolitan City and India has pledged to extend financial assistance amounting to Rs. 2.33 crore.
  • This comes amid a raging border row between the two countries.

Pashupatinath Temple

  • It is dedicated to Lord Shiva, Pashupatinath is one of the most important religious sites in Asia for devotees of Shiva.
  • It is the largest temple complex in Nepal and stretches on both sides of the Bagmati River.
  • Temples dedicated to several other Hindu and Buddhist deities surround the temple of Pashupatinath.
  • Only Hindus are allowed through the gates of the main temple.
  • It was conferred the status of a World Heritage Site in 1979 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

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