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Maa Kamakhya Divya Pariyojana

Maa Kamakhya Divya Pariyojana:

The Indian Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of Maa Kamakhya Divya Pariyojana (Maa Kamakhya Access Corridor).

  • It has been sanctioned under the Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North Eastern Region (PM-DevINE) scheme.
  • Situated on the Nilachal hills in Guwahati, Assam, Kamakhya temple is a significant pilgrimage centre.
  • The temple is dedicated to different forms of Mother Shakti, namely Sundari, Tripura, Tara, Bhuvaneshvari, Bagalamukhi and Chinnamasta.
  • Ambubachi Mela is one of the major festivals of this temple.
  • The festival is held every year to commemorate the yearly menstruation of Goddess Kamakhya.