Lord Ram

UP CM also told officials that the developmental plan for Ayodhya should be made in such a manner that the historical and religious heritage of the temple town remains preserved.

Kaneria shared the picture of the billboard on Twitter and wrote, "Today is the Historical Day for Hindus across the world. Lord Ram is our ideal."

Lord Ram is a symbol of national unity. It no doubt binds the Hindu emotionally and culturally but we as Indians have always stood for tolerance and natural unity with a strong those of humanitarianism and belief in equality and freedom.

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"On the auspicious occasion of Bhoomi-pujan, Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu and his wife Smt Usha Naidu and their personal staff recited Ramayana at the Vice President's residence. #RamMandir," read a tweet from VP office.

"Nine bricks are kept here... these were sent by devotees of Lord Ram from around the world in 1989. There are 2,75,000 such bricks, out of which 100 bricks with 'Jai Shri Ram' engraving have been taken," the priest said.

"Ram resides in our hearts and is an integral part of our lives. People should witness the power of Lord Ram. There were efforts made in various junctures of our history to erase our existence but Lord Ram prevails and is the basis of our culture," PM Modi said.

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.

"Ram is love, he can never be present in hatred. Ram is compassion, he can never be present in cruelty. Ram is justice, he can never be present in injustice," Rahul Gandhi's tweet read.

"Original document of the Constitution of India has a beautiful sketch of Lord Ram, Mata Sita and Laxman returning to Ayodhya after defeating Ravan," Mr Prasad wrote on Twitter.