Reconstruction of quake damaged Maju Dega temple begins

30th Oct, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Reconstruction of historic Maju Dega Temple in Basantapur dating back to 1690 BS destroyed in the earthquake of April, 2015 has started.

Kathmandu Metropolitan City mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya announced the commencement of reconstruction amid a programme here Monday.

The contracting company named Prakritik Company led by Sanu Suwal and Pawan Joshi, who are associated with the KMC Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Conservation Committee, has been contracted to reconstruct the temple at a cost of approximately Rs 55 million. The temple was constructed in 1690 BS by Riddhi Laxmi, grandmother of the late King Bhupalendra Malla.