A grand Nirmaan Subharambha Ceremony for the new campus of BGIS was held on 16th May, 2015 in the presence of Honourable minister Shri Shivpal Yadav and other important dignitaries. The program begun with the performance of yajna at 8:15 AM and was presided over by Dr. Lila Purushottam Das, Director BGIS.Simultaneously, the students of BGIS led by Kartik Tyagi of 11th grade, started performing reverberating sankirtana or chanting of the Holy Names of Lord, which is the most powerful means of invoking auspiciousness.The yajna was performed to prepare for the most important event of the program which was the installation of Ananta Sesa. Ananta Sesa is an incarnation of Lord who holds up the entire universe on His hoods effortlessly.
The Chief Guest for the program, Honourable Minister Shri Shivpal Singh Yadavji , landed in his helicopter at 11 AM at the site and was greeted by Aprameya Shyam Das , temple president ISKCON Lucknow, The Distict Magistarate of Mathur and other dignitaries. He immediately proceeded for the installation ceremony of Ananta Sesa.The ministers speech was full of adoration and admiration for ISKCON for its initiative to promote value-based education. He assured of full cooperation by the State Government for the new campus of BGIS. In particular he declared that a new road will be built by the government connecting the BGIS new campus with NH-2.
HH Gopal Krishna Mahara ji concluded the program by his speech in which he revealed the grand vision of the founder acharya of ISKCON, Srila A.C Bhaktivednta Swami Srila Prabhupad to establish holistic education to produce ideal leaders of the society. He expressed his heart felt gratitude to the minister and all other guests. Before departing, the honourable minister unveiled the stone plaque for the program and carefully observed the 3-D model of the new campus.