Fiji Time: 8:42 PM on Monday 27 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Helping hand for temple

Salaseini Moceiwai
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

MEMBERS of the Tuatua Gayatri Mandir in Labasa recieved $5000 worth of timber to refurbish their partly damaged temple.

The items were given by one of the Northern Division's prominent businessmen Charan Jeath Singh.

The temple was partly damaged by fire in September last year, prompting members to worship in a small building adjacent to the temple.

Mr Singh said it was only proper for him to give such building materials to help them rebuild their temple.

"I thought it was only fitting for me to donate to help the members reinstate their temple," he said.

"It's about seven months now and the development process of the temple is very slow and I know my donation will boost such renovation works.

"This donation is also to commemorate the lives of my late father Gurbachan Singh and mother Raj Kali who were pioneers and true worshippers in this town and I know they would really appreciate my assistance to the temple."

Temple vice president Dewaak Prasad said they were very thankful to Mr Singh for his kind gesture.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65130.6323
JPY 54.705951.7059
GBP 0.38890.3809
EUR 0.44950.4375
NZD 0.70040.6674
AUD 0.64260.6176
USD 0.48960.4726

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 27th, March, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Family hopes to raise $60,000
  2. Explicit photos online
  3. Bouncer walks a free man
  4. Woman ordered to take her dog for medical attention
  5. Assistance for fire victims
  6. Nalaga shows the way
  7. Ex-PM marks special event
  8. Sangam goes from strength to strength
  9. State told to improve work time
  10. Poll plays on the cards

Top Stories this Week

  1. Shock after brutal attack Tuesday (21 Mar)
  2. Siblings perish Sunday (26 Mar)
  3. Students sent home Tuesday (21 Mar)
  4. Man rapes wife, jailed Tuesday (21 Mar)
  5. 7s star told don't reoffend Friday (24 Mar)
  6. 'Sims' the star barber Sunday (26 Mar)
  7. Family hopes to raise $60,000 Monday (27 Mar)
  8. Landowners demand $20m compensation from State Thursday (23 Mar)
  9. Shrea wins modelling title Sunday (26 Mar)
  10. Concerns over explicit online pictures Tuesday (21 Mar)