Maa Umiya Dham Development Project

On December 11, 2021, Union Home Minister Amit Shah laid the foundation stone of Umiya Mata Temple as well as its premises at Umiya Campus in Sola in Ahmedabad.

Highlights

  • He also inaugurated several developmental projects including a railway bridge.
  • Umiya Mata Temple is dedicated to Maa Umiya, who is the reigning deity of Kadva Patidar sect.
  • The temple and other buildings, will be developed at a cost of Rs 1,500 crore on 74,000 square yards of land.

3-day ceremony

The 3-day ceremony of laying the foundation stone of temple and other building started on December 11, 2021. The ceremony was also attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually on December 13.

13-storey complex

Apart from Temple, a trust running the main temple in Unjha, will also construct a 13-storey complex adjacent to the temple in order to provide training and a hostel facility to Patidar youths who are preparing for UPSC and GPSC entrance tests.

Umiya Mata Temple

Umiya Mata Temple is the Temple of Goddess Umiya, who is worshipped as the clan-deity or kuldevi of Kadava Patidars. The temple is located in the center of Unjha in Mehsana district of Gujarat. It celebrated its silver jubilee in November 2009.

Umiya Dham complex

Kadava Patidar community has been building an Umiya Dham complex in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The complex will comprise of a temple, medical facilities, an NRI guest house, convention hall, senior citizen care facilities, hostel for boys & girls, recreation & sports facilities, and career & business development facilities.

Umiya Mata Temple in United States

An Umiya Mata temple was also commissioned by the Kadva Patidar Samaj in Macon, Georgia, in 2013.

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