The construction of the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is in full swing. There is one thing special about the construction of this temple. No iron or iron materials are being used in the construction of the temple. The exterior of the temple will be made of 2250 tons of pink sandstone in keeping with the tradition of India.
Work on the temple is in full swing
About 3 million Indians live in the UAE. The final design of the more than 2,000 works of art to be installed in the temple is underway. PAPAS Swami Narayan Sangstha is in charge of the construction work of this temple. The construction of this temple is expected to be completed by March 2021.
Several pictures are shared
Several pictures of the temple have been shared from Abu Dhabi during the construction of the temple. As can be seen, elephant statues are lined up on the walls of the temple. At the same time the man and the peacock are so perfectly carved, it looks alive. About 3,000 artisans are working day and night to build the temple. These craftsmen are carving 5,000 tons of Italian marble.
Meeting of the Prime Minister
In 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the temple via video conferencing from the Opera House in Dubai. The meeting centered on the construction of this temple lasted for about an hour. The meeting expressed the interest of the authorities in the UAE to build a Hindu temple.