Varanasi: New Ghat Under Construction on the Ganges at Samneghat

Varanasi, March 25, 2024: A grand new ghat is being constructed on the banks of the Ganges in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The ghat, which is being built at a cost of ₹1055.43 lakhs, is expected to be completed next month.

Here are some of the specialties of the new ghat:

  • It is the first pucca ghat (paved ghat) to be built in Samne Ghat, which is located south of Kashi.
  • The ghat is being built using stones from Rajasthan, and the intricate carvings on the ghat’s two gazebos and two palanquins are reminiscent of the designs found in royal palaces.
  • The ghat will provide a much-needed space for people to gather and spend time, and it will also be a beautiful addition to the Varanasi cityscape.
  • The ghat is being constructed by the Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department under the supervision of UP Project Corporation Limited Unit-3.

The new ghat is a welcome addition to Varanasi, and it is sure to be a popular spot for both locals and tourists alike.

Here are some additional details about the ghat:

  • The construction of the ghat began in June 2023.
  • The ghat is 110 meters long and 22 meters wide.
  • The ghat will have facilities for bathing, meditation, and other religious activities.
  • A platform will also be built on the ghat for Ganga Aarti.

The new ghat is a testament to the government’s commitment to developing Varanasi as a major tourist destination.

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