On the occasion of his Birthday, Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated “Hari Krishna Sarovar - હરકૃણ સરોવર" through Video Conference from Amreli in Gujarat.
The Lake which has been constructed is a brainchild of Mr. Savji
Dholakia, reputed diamond merchant who hails from small time village named Dudhala from this region.
Mr. Savji Dholakia got inspiration to construct this Lake when Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated Hari Krishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. the state-of-the-art Diamond manufacturing factory "HK HUB" April this year at Surat.
This lake which has shaped up on the river named “Gagadia” covers 150 acres of land and was completed in record time of just 120 days by Mr. Dholakia from not only his own resources however himself dedicating an average of 18 hrs daily.
At the first heavy rainfall in this area, Hari Krishna Lake has been filed
totally and is expected to benefit about 22 villages of surrounding areas.
Water level in this area is expected to improve which will in turn help
irrigation farming through the year and yielding around 100 crores or
more to farmers of the area.
On this auspicious occasion which coincides with Birthday of Hon'ble
Prime Minister, more than 45000 villagers witnessed the auspicious
inaugural ceremony followed by Sufi Programs, Folk Dance, Ras Garba, and many other entertaining shows along with spectacular Water Sports.
The eventful night summed up with lavish Dinner which is yet another
offering from Mr. Savji Dholakia.