Sivagiri: Centre abandons tourism circuit project

Thiruvananthapuram: The Centre has informed the state tourism department that two projects including the Sivagiri tourism circuit have been abandoned.

The Rs 69.47 crore project was earlier included in the Central Tourism's department 'Swadeshi Darshan' scheme.

The development project was planned to bring together temples of Sree Narayana Guru. The foundation stone of the project was laid by former Union minister Alphonse Kannanthanam and was announced to be completed through ITDC.

Another project worth Rs 85.23 that includes main places of worship from Hindu, Christian and Muslim faiths was also abandoned. Desk: Asianet Online