Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is on a three-day official visit to India, laid the foundation stone of an old age home to be built at Lalitaghat in the Pashupatinath temple complex in the holy pilgrimage city of Varanasi yesterday.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was present on this occasion. Government of Nepal has allocated one crore rupees for old age home. However, the contract for the construction of the building is yet to be signed.
An old age home is being built for those coming here on pilgrimage from Nepal. The building will have 35 rooms. The building will be of Nepali style. The Archaeological Department is mapping the building.