Prime Minister Modi laid down the foundation for the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya today. The given time for the auspicious ceremony was 12:44 pm. People all over the world were shown live telecast. The attendees for the ceremony indulged in the long ceremony.
PM Modi prayed at Hanumangarhi Temple following which he arrived at the Ram Mandir site and was seen taking part in prayers for ‘Bhagwan Shree Ramlala Virajman’.
“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 said.
He also termed August 5th as a “golden day” for the people and how the construction of Ram Mandir will help us bring changes in the country.
He also plans on releasing post stamps for Shri Ram Janmabhoomi.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced that with the foundation of this Mandir, India has shown how the 500-year-old dispute has been resolved peacefully. Meanwhile Yogi Aditynath shared his views by saying “ thanking PM Modi for being present today, at the most awaited moment of the past 500 years. We have to implement the work plan prepared by PM Modi. This temple will not only be the epitome of Lord Ram’s greatness but of India’s too.”
The construction for the mandir is supposed to be completed in about 3 years.
In PM Modi’s address to the nation, he said “Ram Mandir 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.”
People all over the country are celebrating this event and can be seen enjoying this special occasion.