Ayodhya grand ceremony

The Prime Minister is also scheduled to unveil a plaque to mark the occasion and also release a commemorative postage stamp on 'Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir'.

The PM arrived in Ayodhya earlier today to take part in the 'bhoomi pujan' ceremony, making him the first-ever Prime Minister to visit Ram Janmabhoomi site.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at Hanuman Garhi Temple in Ayodhya ahead of ‘Bhoomi Pujan’ of Ram Temple.

In the picture shared by the Prime Minister's Office, Prime Minister Modi is seen greeting the countrymen with folded hands and his face beaming with pride.

In Ayodhya, Prime Minister Modi's first halt will be at Hanumangarhi temple, marking the first-ever visit by any Prime Minister to this temple. He will also be the first Prime Minister to visit Ram Janmabhoomi site.

Sanitisation work was carried out at the Hanuman Garhi temple on Wednesday morning ahead of the PM's visit. The Saryu Ghat was also decorated.

In Ayodhya, Prime Minister Modi's first halt will be at Hanumangarhi temple, marking the first-ever visit by any Prime Minister to this temple. He will also be the first Prime Minister to visit Ram Janmabhoomi site.

The much-awaited foundation stone-laying ceremony of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya will take place amid much fanfare on Wednesday.