Ravi S Singh
Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 2
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), which led the motion for Ram temple building in Ayodhya, should be content material with sending solely two representatives for participation (bodily presence) within the “Bhumi Pujan” on August 5.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the ceremony.
Also, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat can be among the many attending VVIPs.
A supply stated the ‘Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerath Kshetra Trust’ has shortlisted the names of VHP’s International President Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje and the Woking president Alok Kumar. The Trust was constituted by the Union authorities final 12 months for building of the temple and administration of its affairs.
The listing of names of potential attendees to the ceremony can be formally declared as soon as it will get clearance from the workplace of Prime Minister Office (PMO).
The VHP leaders are tight-lipped over the topic. Although they specific ignorance concerning the names of attendees, there’s obvious sense of disappointment on the prospect of not being bodily current on the historic ceremony.
Apparent sense of bewilderment within the matter pervades additionally amongst constituents of the ‘Sangh Parivar’, which is spear-headed by RSS.
A pacesetter within the know of developments regarding the Ram temple building stated the difficulty is between the Trust and the PMO.
A supply stated that there’s some secrecy over the visitor listing for 2 causes: one is for safety, as a result of Prime Minister and different VVIPs will attend the occasion. The second cause is to keep away from any controversy over the inclusion and omission of individuals to the occasion. This is primarily as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic necessitates implementation of social distancing protocol.
The supply stated that the names of attendees can be formally made public in Ayodhya, probably on the eve of the ceremony. However, these whose names have been shortlisted to attend the ceremony are being advised unofficially, sources stated.