Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Sri Akhilesh Yadav and Former Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Sri Rajeev Shukla participated in the foundation stone laying ceremony of the skyscraper temple Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir.

Sri Akhilesh Yadav laid down the foundation stone for the temple in a Shilanyas ceremony held on March 16, 2014, on the occasion of Holi. This day was especially auspicious as it coincided with Gaura Purnima, the appearance day of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu who propagated congregational chanting of the holy names of Lord Krishna. Sri Madhu Pandit Dasa, Chairman and Sri Chanchalapathi Dasa, President of the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir were present during the ceremony.