The much awaited construction of Dwarka Temple begins on 27 November, 2009 at Sector 12 Pocket D, HAF, Dwarka in the midst of puja, hawan and chanting of mantras by a large number of devotees cutting across the communities. Devotees volunteered to donate blood to mark this auspicious occasion. On this occasion there was also a Health Check-Up camp for Caridiology, Pulmonology and Othopedic services.
Shri Mahabal Mishra, Hon’ble MP, Loksabha inaugurated the blood donation and health camp. While the Blood donation camp was conducted by Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, The Fortis Hospital organised the Health Check-up Camp. Among the other dignitaries participated in the Nirman Diwas celebration were Shri D.P.Roy, former member Rajyasabha, Shri Mukesh Sharma, Hon’ble member, Delhi Bidhan Sabha. The function was illuminated also by the importnat personalities of the area including Mr. Satbir Singh, Mr. Jile Singh, Mr. S.S. Rana and others. Speaking on the occasion, Mr S.R.Thakurta, President, Dwarka Kalibari said, “We are organising the Nirman Diwas of the Dwarka Kalibari today to celebrate the begining of the construction of Dwarka Temple. We are pleased to share that the construction could start on the scheduled day because of enormous support of the residents of Dwarka and its neighbourhood. People are now determined to have their temple ready by December, 2010.
He also said that, “Dwarka Kalibari is much more than a religious institution. Over the years, it has established itself as the hub of socio- religious- philanthropic activities for the sub city of Dwarka. With yearly health camps, medical centre, Baisakhi Mela, celebration of major festivals and much more, Dwarka Kalibari has always been the forum for the residents of Dwarka to come and interact with peers, community and authorities”. He appealed to all Dwarkaites to forge greater solildarity on the cause and come forward with cooperation and support to complete the Temple construction in time.
The Dwarka Kalibari, a socio- cultural institution was formed in June 2003 and is registered under the Societies Act (XXI)OF1860 with Regn no: S/46234 of 2003. Formed with the vision of providing a forum for the various social, cultural, religious and philanthropic activities in Dwarka, the institution has been witnessing encouraging response and support. Over the years it has become a socio- cultural center of Dwarka.