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PM Modi Lays Silver Brick For Ram Mandir "Bhoomi Pujan" At Most Awaited Historic Event
PM Modi's first visit will be ti the Hanumangarhi temple, where he is expected to pray for 10 minutes
PM Modi Lays Silver Brick For Ram Mandir "Bhoomi Pujan" At Most Awaited Historic Event | Live Updates
New Delhi: Today Prime Minister Modi marked the participation in the "Bhoomi Pujan" ceremony to mark the building of the grand Ram temple in Ayodhya. PM Narendra Modi was seen in a gold silk kurta and white dhoti arrived by the chopper to the holy town marking his first visit in 29 years and prayed at Hanuman Garhi before laying the toast of the town 40 kg silver brick in Ram Janmabhoomi.
Updates on Ayodhya Ceremony:
1- Slogan of "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" and "Har Har Mahadev" went up as the ritual ended. Town decked with flowers and yellow and saffron flags, celebrated the start of Ram temple with Bhajan and "shlokas"
2-PM Modi first offered prayer at the Hanumangarhi temple. Then he went to Ramjanmabhoomi and welcomed by Yogi Adityanath at Airstrip. Ahead of PM Modii visit Disinfection being carried out at Hanuman Garhi temple.
3-Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, Mohan Bhagwat, and around 170 spiritual leaders attended the ceremony. Where a litigant Iqbal Ansari was the first person to be invited.
4- The ceremony was beamed onto large screens around the country and even on Times Square in New York. Soli from almost 2,000 holy sites around India and water of around 100 holy rivers will be used in the foundation of the temple.
5- BJP's veteran LK Advani who was the face of the temple movement will attend the ceremony through the video-conference in the view of the coronavirus. The decision came after the Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust, issued a last-minute invite to him and Murli Manohar Joshi
6-PM Modi was the organizer of the nationwide campaign for the temple at the site where the 16th century Babri Masjid once appeared. The temple campaign marked the emergence of the BJP as the national electoral force.
7-Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a replica of the Ram Temple on Puri beach ahead of the 'bhumi puja' in Ayodhya.
8- Among the 175 invitees to tomorrow's function are 135 priests and spiritual leaders. The ceremony will be telecast live by the national broadcaster Doordarshan.
9- MP Congress chief Kamal Nath and on Tuesday hosted a "Hanuman Chalisa" rectical at his residence and has announced that sending 11 silver brick for the construction of the Temple in Ayodhya
10 - The trust of the Ram Temple has released the design of the planned Ram Temple in Ayodhya, day before the groundbreaking ceremony by the PM Modi and other top leaders. In the series of pictures, it showed a grand three-story stone structure on the raised platform with multiple turrets, pillars, and domes. According to this architect, the temple will be 161 feet tall and almost double the size of what was originally planned.