Major route to bear temple's name thanks to MCC

Mangaluru City Corporation council to rename major highway after Mangaladevi Temple . The ancient temple, which has historic value, is a prominent shrine in the coastal city .

Mangaluru is a city in India.The Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) has started the process of naming a major highway in the area after the centuries-old Mangaladevi Temple.The MCC council decided to rename the route from AB Shetty Circle in the city to Mangaladevi Temple via Monkey Stand, according to mayor Premanand Shetty and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) unit in Mangaluru, as Sri Mangaladevi Temple Road.At a general meeting of the MCC council on June 30, the idea of naming the road after the temple was discussed.

Because of the presence of the Mangaladevi deity, the coastal city has earned the name Mangaluru.Thousands of devotees from all corners of the state and abroad are flocking to the temple, which is being protected by the Archaeological Survey India (ASI).We also decided to name the road after the temple, according to Shetty.Shetty said.

As part of a Smart City initiative, Mangaluru Smart City Limited (MSCL) has also begun the construction of a circle at Jeppu, on the road to the temple.On June 30, the city corporation council approved a new resolution to rename the route from Morgan Gate to the National Highway 66, Sri Sri Bhikshu Lakshmananda Swamiji Road.The council had enacted a resolution in this regard, based on a complaint made by the Ramakshatriya Seva Sangha.