PM Modi lays foundation stone of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya: HIGHLIGHTS

Written by August 5, 2020 08:05

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

In Ayodhya, PM Modi’s first halt was at Hanuman Garhi temple, marking the first-ever visit by any Prime Minister to this temple. He is also the first Prime Minister to visit the Ram Janmabhoomi site.

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PM Modi at Ram Temple event in Ayodhya.

RamMandir will become the modern symbol of our traditions. It’ll become a symbol of our devotion, our national sentiment. This temple will also symbolise the power of collective resolution of crores of people. It will keep inspiring the future generations: PM Modi in Ayodhya

It is my good fortune that I was invited to witness this historical moment… From Kanyakumari to Kshirbhavani, from Koteshwar to Kamakhya, from Jagannath to Kedarnath, Somnath to Kashi Vishwanath…today entire country is immersed in Lord Ram: PM Modi at Ayodhya

A grand temple will now be built for our Ram Lalla who had been staying in a tent. Today Ram janmbhoomi breaks free of the cycle of breaking and getting built again – that had been going on for centuries: PM Narendra Modi.

‘Jai Siyaram’. This call is resonating not only in the city of Lord Ram but throughout the world today. I express gratitude to all citizens of this nation, Indian diaspora across the world and all the devotees of Lord Ram on today’s pious occasion: PM Narendra Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes the stage, urges attendees to chant ‘Jai Siya Ram’, says, “This chant is not just echoing in Ayodhya but in the entire world.”

PM Narendra Modi releases a commemorative postage stamp on the ‘Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir’

Mohan Bhagwat at Ram Temple event in Ayodhya.

This day brings confidence needed for making Indian self-reliant: Bhagwat at Ram temple site

Shiv Sena says those who forget sacrifices of ‘kar sevaks’ at the time of ‘bhoomi pujan’ of Ram temple construction in Ayodhya will be ‘Ram drohi’.

Our country believes in ‘Vasudeva Kutumbakam’ i.e world is our guest. This nature of our countrymen can find solution to every problem. We believe in taking everyone along. Today is a new beginning of a new India: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at #Ayodhya

So many people had sacrificed, they couldn’t be here physically. There are some who couldn’t come here, Advani ji must be at his home watching this. There are some who should’ve come but couldn’t be invited because of the situation (COVID-19): Mohan Bhagwat, RSS Chief.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath at Ram Temple event in Ayodhya.

PM Narendra Modi’s foresight wisdom paved way for peaceful resolution of Ram temple issue, says Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath.

Under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi, the power of India’s democratic values and its judiciary has shown the world that how can matters by resolved peacefully, democratically and constitutionally: UP CM Yogi Adityanath at Ram Temple event in Ayodhya.

People struggled for 500 years for Ram temple in Ayodhya: Adityanath

UP CM Yogi Adityanath hails Prime Minister Narendra Modi for fulfilment of dream to build Ram temple in Ayodhya

President Ram Nath Kovind congratulates all on the inauguration of the RamTemple construction.

“Temple complex, I believe, will become a symbol of modern India based on the ideals of Ramrajya.”, President tweets

PM Modi lays foundation Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, bhoomi pujan completed

Soil from more than 2000 pilgrimage sites and water from more than 100 rivers was brought for the rituals.

PM Modi performed Bhoomi pujan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi who arrived in Ayodhya earlier on Wednesday, took part in the ‘bhoomi pujan’ at Ram Janambhoomi site.


PM Modi performs ‘sashtang pranam’ at Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya


Prime Minister Narendra Modi plants a Parijat sapling, considered a divine plant.

PM Modi presented with a headgear, silver ‘mukut’ 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented with a headgear, silver ‘mukut’ and stole by Sri Gaddinsheen Premdas Maharaj, head priest of 10th-century Hanuman Garhi Temple.

The Prime Minister  performs ‘pooja’ of ‘Bhagwan Shree Ramlala Virajman’ .

PM Modi arrives at the 10th century Hanuman Garhi Temple on arrival.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dons golden dhoti-kurta for grand Ram Temple ceremony in Ayodhya

With the blessings of Lord Rama, our country will get rid of hunger, illiteracy and poverty: Delhi CM

Ahead of Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal who calls himself Hanuman Bhakt has extended his greetings to the entire country on the occasion. He said that he hopes that with the blessings of Lord Rama, our country will get rid of hunger, illiteracy and poverty.

Lata Mangeshkar on Bhoomi pujan

PM Modi’s willpower, resolve make him tallest leader of India in last 500 years: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Randeep Singh Surjewala best wishes on Ram Janam Bhoomi

This is a signature event. This event will give a glimpse of India’s ‘unity in diversity’. It will bridge gaps and bring people together. We all are one-‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’: Swami Chidananda Saraswati

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat at the Ram Janambhoomi site for ‘Bhoomi Poojan’

Visual of Ram Lala

Here are visuals from all over India

Security has been tightened  

Celebration in Delhi

Mahamandaleshwar Acharya Shekhar performed the aarti of Ram Bhagwan 

UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Uma Bharti arrive at RamJanambhoomi site in Ayodhya

UP CM, Anandiben Patel, Uma Bharti arrive at Ram Janambhoomi site in Ayodhya

Uma Bharti is attending Bhoomi Pujan

Visuals from across the nation

Uttar Pradesh: Religious leaders who have arrived at Ayodhya for ‘Bhoomi Poojan’ say, “Today marks the end of a long struggle. It will be a historical day.”

RSS Sarkaryavah Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi, Sah-Sarkaryavahs Dr Krishna Gopal, Dattatreya Hosabale visited Sarayu Ghat

Shovels and kannis used today in Bhoomi Poojan of Ayodhya Ram temple

PM Modi leaves for Ayodhya.

The idol of ‘Ram Lalla’ at the Ram Janambhoomi site in Ayodhya

Ravi Shankar Prasad shares original documents of the Constitution of India

Preparation in full swing ahead of Bhoomi Pujan

Here is what Mayawati has tweeted
‘Ram Rajya’ will be established in India: Yog Guru Ramdev

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath shares quotes from Ramcharitmanas

Ahead of Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took to Twitter and shared a shlok from Ramcharitmanas which roughly means that Lord Ram that we have been thinking about since so many days, the one who is the protector and whose teachings define our lives, he is himself arriving in Ayodhya today.

Sanitisation being done at Hanuman Garhi temple

Visuals from Saryu Ghat.

Robert Vadra repeats Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s message on Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s husband Robert Vadra took to Twitter on Wednesday ahead of Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan and reiterated what Congress General Secretary had said a day earlier.


The guest list for the grand event has been severely trimmed in view of coronavirus. Besides PM Modi, 50 VIPs including Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will attend the ceremony.

BJP veteran LK Advani — who was the face of the movement to build a Ram temple in Ayodhya in the 1990’s —  will attend the ceremony virutally. “Destiny made me perform a pivotal duty in the form of Ram Rath Yatra from Somnath to Ayodhya in 1990 which helped galvanise aspirations, energies and passions of its countless participants,” he said.