Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 5
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday laid the inspiration stone of the Ram temple in Ayodhya.
The Prime Minister carried out the “bhoomi poojan” earlier than laying the inspiration stone.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat additionally took half within the bhoomi poojan.
Earlier, the Prime Minister arrived in Ayodhya within the morning wearing conventional dhoti-kurta.
“PM Narendra Modi leaves for Ayodhya,” the PMO tweeted.
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 5, 2020
On his arrival, the Prime Minister provided prayers on the 10th century Hanuman Garhi temple, the place he provided ‘aarti’ and did a ‘parikrama’ of the holy shrine.
Gaddinsheen Premdas Maharaj, the pinnacle priest of the temple, offered a silver ‘mukut’ and a stole to the PM.
Having arrived in Ayodhya, the PM went to the Hanuman Garhi temple. He was accompanied by Yogi Adityanath.
He spent round 10 minutes on the Hanuman Garhi temple. The whole temple premises was sanitised earlier than the Prime Minister’s arrival.
After providing prayers on the temple, the PM proceeded to the Ram Janmabhoomi web site to put the inspiration stone for the Ram temple.
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) August 5, 2020
Modi additionally unveiled a plaque to mark the laying of the inspiration stone and launched a commemorative postage stamp on Shri 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 remorse that as a result of COVID-19 pandemic many extra folks couldn’t attend the ceremony.
The UP CM additionally thanked the attendees for participating within the ceremony and following all safety protocols. With inputs from PTI/IANS