Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 5
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday has landed in Ayodhya to put the inspiration stone for Ram temple.
The Prime Minister has carried out the “bhoomi poojan”, which was stay telecast and has left to put the inspiration stone of the Ram Temple.
Along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath additionally took half within the bhoomi poojan.
The Prime Minister Narendra left for Ayodhya on Wednesday morning. The Prime Minister’s Office shared an image of Modi boarding an Air Force aircraft. He was wearing conventional dhoti-kurta.
“PM Narendra Modi leaves for Ayodhya,” the PMO tweeted.
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— PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 5, 2020
On his arrival, the Prime Minister first provided his prayers on the 10th century Hanuman Garhi temple, the place he provided ‘aarti’ and made a ‘parikrama’ of the holy shrine.
On the event, Gaddinsheen Premdas Maharaj, the top priest of the temple, offered a silver ‘mukut’ and a stole to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Dressed in conventional apparel (dhoti and kurta), Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after arriving in Ayodhya, immediately went to the Hanuman Garhi temple to supply his prayers as per the custom. He was accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
He spent round 10 minutes on the Hanuman Garhi temple. The complete temple premises was sanitised earlier than the Prime Minister’s arrival.
After providing his prayers on the 10th-century temple, the Prime Minister proceeded to the Ram Janmabhoomi website to put the inspiration stone for the Ram temple.
The ‘bhumi poojan’ for the proposed Ram temple in Ayodhya is scheduled to start at 12.30 pm with Modi performing the ‘shila poojan’ and ‘karma shila poojan’.
The Prime Minister will then lay a 40 kg silver brick to symbolise the start of the development of the grand Ram temple.
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) August 5, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi may also unveil a plaque to mark the laying of the inspiration stone and in addition launch a commemorative postage stamp on the ‘Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir’.
After the bhoomi poojan, UP Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi addressed the gathering and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making the dream of Ram Temple a actuality for greater than 120 crore folks.
He mentioned many generations had waited for this second and expressed regrets that because of the COVID-19 pandemic many extra folks couldn’t the ceremony.
The UP Chief Minister additionally thanked the attendees for participating within the ceremony and following all safety protocols in view of the pandemic. Towards the top of his tackle, he once more welcomed all attendees. — With inputs from PTI/IANS