Explained: The Ramna Kali temple, Dhaka landmark rebuilt from the ruins

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The President of India has inaugurated the reconstructed Ramna Kali temple in Ramna, Bangladesh.

About Ramna Kali temple 

Ramna Kali Temple is a temple in Dhaka. The temple is dedicated to the Goddess Kali and is believed to have been built during the Mughal period. 

The temple gained prominence in the early 20th century when the renowned saint Ma Anandamayi built her ashram within temple premises.

However, the temple was destroyed in 1971 by the Pakistani Army during the Bangladesh Liberation War. In 2017, the Government of India had pledged money for reconstruction efforts of the temple.

And now the temple has been inaugurated by the President of India after reconstruction got completed.

Source: This post is based on the article Explained: The Ramna Kali temple, Dhaka landmark rebuilt from the ruins published in Indian Express on 18th Dec 2021.

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