Ramna Kali temple – UPSC Prelims

Ramna Kali Temple:
  • Ramna Kali Temple is a temple in Dhaka.
  • The temple is dedicated to the Goddess Kali and is believed to have been built during the Mughal period.
  • The temple gained prominence in the early 20th century when the renowned saint Ma Anandamayi built her ashram within temple premises.
  • However, the temple was destroyed in 1971 by the Pakistani Army during the Bangladesh Liberation War. In 2017, the Government of India had pledged money for reconstruction efforts of the temple.
  • And now the temple has been inaugurated by the President of India after reconstruction got completed.