Dharamsala to get its own Hollywood-style hillside sign

Dharamsala:The next time you visit Dharamsala to see the Dalai Lama or leave the maddening crowd of your city behind, you might get to see something quite similar to the iconic ‘Hollywood’ sign in Los
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PTI 06 May 2016, 02:25 PM

Dharamsala:The next time you visit Dharamsala to see the Dalai Lama or leave the maddening crowd of your city behind, you might get to see something quite similar to the iconic ‘Hollywood’ sign in Los Angeles.

The Buddhist retreat in Himachal Pradesh will soon be getting a sign on the lines of the famous ‘Hollywood’ sign, on a hillock of Indru Nag.

The next time you visit Dharamsala to see the Dalai Lama or leave the maddening crowd of your city behind, you might get to see something quite similar to the iconic ‘Hollywood’ sign in Los Angeles.

The Buddhist retreat in Himachal Pradesh will soon be getting a sign on the lines of the famous ‘Hollywood’ sign, on a hillock of Indru Nag.

Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma has said that a 100-feet high national flag mast shall also be erected near the sign and the budget for the project is Rs 25 lakh.

What’s more, Dharamsala town will also have underground dustbins a deal for which was signed on Wednesday. It was signed between the Commissioner of Municipal Corporation, Vikas Labroo and a private firm.

Sharma said, “The company shall also create such dustbins in Sundernagar and Ponta Sahib after Dharamsala.”
These dustbins will be monitored through GPS system, he said, adding that the cleaning will be done using hydraulic cranes.

“A multi-crore rupee scheme is being developed with the help of Asian Development Bank to give the tourist places of Dharamsala a face-lift,” he said.

Under the scheme, all the temples within the corporation limits will be developed in accordance with Himachal style of art and culture, Sharma added.

 
 

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