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Bhagwan Valmiki Tirath Asthan is temple panorama complex and an important historical monument of Valmikis located at Bhagwan Valmiki Tirath road of Amritsar city. Since 1 December 2016, it has an 8-foot-tall[3] 800-kg gold-plated idol of Sage Valmiki in main section.



Bhagwan Valmiki Tirath Asthan is managed and maintained by Valmiki Tirath Development Board. There was dispute regarding the management of site between Mahant Baldev Giri and Mahant Malkeet Nath of the Bhagwan Valmiki Dhuna Sahib Management Trust. In 2013, Punjab Police was deployed at the site, due to tension between Mahants and Valmikis. On 9 September 2014, Punjab government failed to restore the possession of Dhuna Sahib and two other sites at the ancient shrine to mahant Baldev Giri on court orders. On 11 September 2014, Police with the help of Border Security Force broker a compromise between the two parties

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Foundation stone of Bhagwan Valmiki Tirath Asthan was laid on 18 October 2016 and this project was designed by Department of Architecture of Guru Nanak Dev University. It was inaugurated on 1 December 2016 by the Chief Minister of Punjab. The historic site was renovated with ₹200 crore (US$27 million) and has entrance portals at both ends, a sacred pond, circumambulation with a bridge, a devotee hall with capacity of 5000, a Sanskrit library, a museum and a multi-storey modern car parking with a capacity of 500 four-wheeler vehicles.

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