Cheque worth Rs 40 cr donated at Pashupatinath temple

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Mandsaur(MP), May 9 (UNI) A cheque worth one crore US dollar was found in the donation box of the Pashupatinath temple here.

A cheque drawn from a Zimbabwe bank in favour of Bhagwan Pashupatinath was found in the box yesterday as it was opened once a month.

Temple Committee sources said the cheque worth more than Rs 40 crore in Indian currency had been handed over to the State Bank of Indore for verification.

Besides about Rs 1.75 lakh in cash, few Bahraini Dinars, a Hong Kong currency worth 20 dollars and currency of few other countries were also found in the collection box.

The temple located in opium belt in western Madhya Pradesh is frequented by Non-Resident Indians.

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