Even as the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas had scrapped the Ram Navmi mela, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minsiter Yogi Adityanath, on March 25 performed special puja and shifted Ram Lalla from the makeshift temple in Ayodhya to another a pre-fabricated temple in the same premises. This came after Yogi administration cancelled the Ram Navami mela in wake of coronavirus. However, there was no participation of public in these rituals as a complete lockdown was announced by PM Modi on March 24.
Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Vinod Kumar Bansal said that the devotees of Lord Rama going to seek his blessings in Ayodhya will now be able to see the Ram Lalla idol from a closer distance as the same is being shifted to a new place with a bulletproof enclosure near the existing makeshift temple.
Thackeray said that though he is no longer associated with the BJP, he is not separated from Hindutva. BJP does not mean Hindutva, both are different, he added.
New Delhi: Shree Ramjanmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, the body mandated by the Central government to look after the construction of...
"I think a grand statue of Hanuman Ji should be built in the Ram Temple premises as Hanuman Ji was Lord Ram's favorite. Just like Shri Ram is said to be Maryada Purushottam. Similarly, Hanuman Ji is the symbol for selfless service," Saurabh Bhardwaj told media.
"I am going to Ayodhya with a cheque of Rs 2 crore as a donation from Mahavir temple in Patna to the proposed Ram temple. We will donate a total Rs 10 crore for it in instalments," said Kishor Kunal, Secretary of Mahavir Mandir Trust.
"There will be 15 trustees in Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, of which one will always be from Dalit community. For such an unprecedented decision that strengthens social harmony, I thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi," Shah tweeted.
VHP is running over one lakh service projects in the field of health, education, women empowerment, skill development etc.
According to sources, messages that hinted at such plans were intercepted by security agencies that were circulated through a social media app. JeM chief Masood Azhar is said to have shared the message in which he talked about executing an attack on the Ram Janmbhoomi temple in Ayodhya.
The Home Minister was addressing a rally in Jharkhand's Pakur district during the ongoing Assembly elections in the state.