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Mansa Devi navratra donation reaches Rs 1 cr

As many as 51 silver and 429 gold items were donated, while dairy products were also donated in huge amounts.

Devotees at the Mansa Devi temple donated more than Rs 1.16 crore in nine days of the Navratras.

A huge amount of foreign currency was also received this year. A total of 271 US dollars,35 Canadian dollars,30 Australian dollars and 30 Euro were donated at the shrine.

Other than the money,offerings of other kinds were also made.

As many as 51 silver and 429 gold items were donated, while dairy products were also donated in huge amounts. Around 400 kg of ghee was donated. Amongst other donated items were utensils,electric fans,emergency lights and wall clocks.

“The cash that comes in through notes and huge amounts of coins is handed over to the bank everyday,whereas other items are either used for charity purposes or in the temple complex itself” an official with the Mansa Devi Shrine Board said.