In New York, Times Square billboards to display Lord Ram’s images to celebrate Aug 5 temple groundbreaking ceremony

Prominent billboards that have been leased for the occasion include giant Nasdaq screen and the 17,000-square-foot wrap-around LED display screen.

Written by August 3, 2020 12:20

New Delhi: With Ram Temple ‘Bhoomi Pujan’ ceremony slated to be organized on August 5 at Ayodhya, the Indian-American community in New York has planned to celebrate the momentous occasion in big way.

The organisers described the commemoration as a one-of-a-kind and historic event.

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On August 5, PM Modi will lay the foundation stone of Ram Temple in Ayodhya in presence of BJP veterans.

Prominent community leader and President of the American India Public Affairs Committee Jagdish Sewhani told media persons that among the prominent billboards that are being leased for the occasion are the giant Nasdaq screen and the 17,000-square-foot wrap-around LED display screen, considered among the largest continuous exterior displays in the world and the highest-resolution exterior LED screen in Times Square.

Ramjanmbhoomi Temple trust meets today, date for ‘Bhoomi Poojan’ to be finalised

Images, videos, 3D portraits to celebrate historic occasion

Beginning from 8 AM on August 5 till 10 PM, images of the words ‘Jai Shri Ram’ in Hindi and English, Lord Ram’s portraits and videos, 3D portraits of the temple’s design and architecture as well as pictures of the laying of the foundation stone by Modi will be displayed across several billboards, which are among the most striking and popular features of Times Square, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.

Sewhani said that members of the Indian community will also gather at Times Square on August 5 to mark the celebration and distribute sweets.