Camp Hanuman Mandir, Ahmedabad

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Sited on the grounds of a former military camp, Camp Hanuman Mandir is one of the largest Hindu shrines dedicated to the Monkey God. One popular story goes that when the British tried to relocate the temple, millions of swarming wasps surrounded its walls forcing the Brits to withdraw. Notable visitors have included Indira Gandhi--the first woman prime minister--who visited the temple on the day of her election. If you don't like crowds, avoid Tuesdays and Saturdays. Before you head to Ahmedabad, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Ahmedabad trip itinerary builder , to make sure you see all that Ahmedabad has to offer, including Camp Hanuman Mandir.
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  • It's a beautiful temple The temple is very famous.One should visit the temple.The prasad{ladoos} are very delicious.  more »
  • It's a beautiful temple with an unique idol of HANUMANJI.You will be delighted in the green and serene atmoshphere.The temple is very famous.One should visit the temple.The prasad{ladoos} are very del...  more »
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  • The Shree Camp Hanuman Temple (Hindi: कामप हनुमान् मन्दीर) is one of the biggest Hanuman temples of India. It is situated in Ahmedabad Cantonment area in Shahibaug,Ahmedabad, Gujarat.This temple was established by Pandit Gajanan Prasad around 100 years ago.[original research?] Pandit Dwarka Prasad was the Chief Mahant of this temple. The Pandit family acts as the managing trustee for this temple. Noted visitors have included former Prime Ministers of India Mr. Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Smt. Indira Gandhi.
  • History of Shri Camp Hanumanji Temple In the kingdom of English, Camp Hanumanji Temple was known as Jalalpur Village Hanumanji Temple. In Ahmedabad City Gayakvad Haveli was army cant. From there, English established an army quarter near Hanuman Temple. Their hospital was near temple. One English Executive proposed to shift the temple to the priest of the temple. However the devotee and priest refused. English got demolished four inns near temple, demolished small temples and on receiving order for demolishing Hanumanji Temple, millions of black and yellow wasps surrounded the wall for protection. English executive sent labors till one week. However the wasps attacked only on labors. Viewing this, the English executive had to reluctantly change his decision perceiving this a miracle of Shri Hanumanji Dada to the effect that the temple will only lie here. Before development of Ahmedabad thousands of devotees were availing required fruits by heartily prayer to God. Event today the god bestows success and inner wish of everyone. The above historical event was described in detail in a book Shri Camp Hanumanji by Vandanaben Shukal , Shastrinagar, Ahmedabad, Vikram Sanvat 2039, year 1983. Akhatrij. The first woman prime minister, on being victor in election came for viewing by her free in Shri Camp Hanumanji Temple together with Shri Madhavsinh Solanki and Ghanshyam Pandit on 9th March 1980, Sunday. if any body want take visit or darshan of this lovely temple than they have to bring their own Photo Id Proof due to the this temple come under the indian army prohibited area so every one has to follow some official formalities of entry in side this campus
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