New Delhi: On Wednesday,PM Narendra Modi will attend a public function on laying the foundation stone for the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya, the Prime Minister’s officials have confirmed. Festivities have begun and the city has been adorned up for the event and the security facilities have been increased.
Preceding to the event, the PM will participate in the ‘puja’ and ‘darshan’ at Hanumangarhi, as per the official itinerary released on Tuesday. The PM has a tight schedule for almost three hours in Ayodhya, and the ceremony is scheduled to take place after noon.
According to the official itinerary, the PM reaches the Ram janmabhoomi site at noon, where he visits the Ram lalla (infant lord Ram) for ten minutes and later will take part in a tree plantation programme in the premises.
The PM will meet Swami Nrityagopal Das and other members of the Ram Janmabhoomi trust after the programme, eight priests from Ayodhya, five of them from Varanasi and Delhi and three from Kamikochi in Tamil Nadu also will be performing the rituals at Ram Janmabhoomi for the construction of the temple.
Speaking of the architecture of the temple, the pink stones used for carvings are being brought from Rajasthan’s Bharatpur. Whose design was disclosed on Tuesday by the trust administrating the construction of the enormous structure. Incidents from the popular stories of Ramayana have been engraved on to the walls and other structures of the city!
Security will however restrict the allowance, only limited entry will be approved because of the novel Coronavirus pandemic. Last week, a priest and fifteen officers in the area tested positive for Covid-19.