Shravanabelagola (Karnataka), November 4, 2004: The review committee meeting of Mahamasthakabhishekha was held in the presence of Srilukasvallatrai, state revenue secretary. It reviewed the works for providing the facilities for the pilgrims and tourists attending Mahamasthakabhishekha. It is expected that nearly 30 lakhs of people visiting the place. The state and the central governments have evinced keen interest to take measures in order to make the celebration a grand and memorable one. The developmental works include constructing the national highway of a distance of about 465 Kms linking Shravanabelagola, improvement of roads and development of VIPs and VVIPs, yatri nivas, upgrading the bus shelter, providing adequate drinking water and medical facilities as well as security measures.
The heads of all the departments briefened the measures taken by them hither to. Smt. Gowri Trivedi, Sri Shankar Narayan, Secretary of Karnataka State Mahamasthakabhishekha celebration committee and Sri Ramamurthy of Mujrai depatment were also present on the occasion. The meeting was held in the divine presence of Swastisri Charukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji. He expressed his immense happiness over the progress made. – Jain Heritage Centres News Service (JHCNS)