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Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Highlights: Delhi govt declares holiday for schools running in general, morning shift

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform the 'Pran Pratishtha' rituals, while a group of priests led by Lakshmikant Dixit will oversee the main ceremonies. The temple is anticipated to emerge as a major religious and cultural centre

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live Updates: The compound and the building of a temple dedicated to Hindu deity Lord Ram are decorated with flowers the day before the temple's grand opening in Ayodhya, India, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh) (AP)Premium
Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live Updates: The compound and the building of a temple dedicated to Hindu deity Lord Ram are decorated with flowers the day before the temple's grand opening in Ayodhya, India, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh) (AP)

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Updates: In the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several dignitaries, the 'Pran Pratishtha' ceremony for Shri Ram Lalla is set to take place on January 22.

The deity Ram's idol, crafted by Arun Yogiraj, was positioned within the temple's Sanctum Sanctorum. Draped in a veil, the initial photograph of the idol was unveiled during the placement ceremony in the Sanctum Sanctorum on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the Congress turned down the invitation for the 'Pran Pratistha' ceremony of Lord Ram Lalla. Senior Congress leaders--Mallikarjun Kharge, Sonia Gandhi, and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury--have 'declined' the invitation to the grand event in Ayodhya.

22 Jan 2024, 06:25:40 AM IST

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21 Jan 2024, 10:33:47 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to participate in teh consecration ceremony around noon

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the consecration ceremony of Ram Lalla in Ayodhya around noon on Monday. After performing the ceremony, he will address the gathering present for the occasion.

The Pran Pratistha ceremony will be attended by representatives of all major spiritual and religious sects of the country, according to a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).

21 Jan 2024, 10:18:18 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: Half holiday declared in all state government offices, schools in Chhattisgarh

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: Half holiday declared in all state government offices and educational institutions across Chattisgarh till 2:30 pm on Monday, announced CMO Chhattisgarh on Sunday.

21 Jan 2024, 09:33:46 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: 'No power cut in state today'

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: Ahead of Pran Pratishtha ceremony in Ayodhya, there will be 24 hours uninterrupted power supply in the state on Monday, said UPPCL chairman Ashish Kumar Goel on Saturday.

“Over the next 24 hours, all regions of the state will enjoy power without any interruptions in line with the chief minister’s directives," HT quoted Ashish Kumar Goel.

21 Jan 2024, 09:08:02 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: President Droupadi Murmu writes to PM Modi on the eve of Pran Pratishtha Ceremony 

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: On the eve of Pran Pratishtha ceremony at Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, President Droupadi Murmu wrote a letter to PM Modi on Sunday.

21 Jan 2024, 09:00:30 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: ‘All preparations have been made, we are waiting for PM Modi,’ says UP Deputy CM 

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: Top state officials and ministers are present in Ayodhya to inspect the security and other arrangements ahead of the Ram Temple consecration. 

On Sunday, Deputy CM  of Uttar Pradesh Brajesh Pathak told media persons that all preparations have been made for the Pran Pratistha. The ritual will take place at the Shri Ramjanmabhoomi temple on Monday at 12:30 pm.

"All preparations have been made. We are waiting for PM Modi and the grand temple of Lord Ram is ready. Everyone is happy," Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Brajesh Pathak told ANI.

21 Jan 2024, 08:41:18 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: UP CM Yogi Adityanath visits Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Temple ahead of Pran Pratistha ceremony

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: UP CM Yogi Adityanath on Sunday visited Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Temple in Ayodhya and inspected arrangements ahead of Pran Pratistha ceremony set to take place on Monday.

21 Jan 2024, 08:32:11 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: Ecstatic celebrations underway in Ayodhya ahead of Pran Pratistha ceremony

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: Ahead of Ram Mandir consecration, the whole city is witnessing huge celebrations. 

21 Jan 2024, 08:25:36 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: The dream that our ancestors had around 500 years ago will be fulfilled tomorrow,' says Union MoS Sadhvi Niranjan

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: Union Minister of State Niranjan Jyoti on Sunday said, "The dream that our ancestors had around 500 years ago, and for which, many of our kar sevaks sacrificed their lives, will finally be fulfilled tomorrow." 

21 Jan 2024, 08:10:19 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates:In the wake of Ram temple ceremony, Delhi has declared holiday for schools running in general shift

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration LIVE Updates: The general and morning shifts of all the government and government aided schools will remain closed on Monday, according to the latest order issued by the Delhi Government’s Directorate of Education.

The Education Directorate has also made it clear that the evening shift of all the govt and govt aided schools will can start at 02:30 p.m. on 22.01.2024 and will be off as per their usual timings, maximum by 5:30 pm. 

“In accordance with the Office Memorandum issued by the Services Department of GNCTD declaring Half Day Closure (upto 02:30 pm) of all Delhi Govt. establishments on 22.01.2024 to enable the employees to participate in the celebrations of Ram Lalla Pran Pratishtha being held at Ayodhya, all Govt. & Govt. Aided Schools of Delhi running in General & Morning Shift are ordered to remain closed on 22.01.2024. However, all Govt. & Govt. Aided Schools running in Evening Shift shall start at 02:30 p.m. on 22.01.2024 and will be off as per their usual timings but not later than 05:30 p.m. This arrangement is only for 22.01.2024 (Monday)." read the order.

21 Jan 2024, 07:52:20 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: 5 lakh diyas to be lit across 700 markets in Delhi 

Ram temple consecration: More than 5 lakh ‘diyas' will be illuminated across 700 markets in Delhi to mark the Ram temple consecration ceremony in Ayodhya on Monday, said local traders' body Chamber of Trade and Industry (CTI).

"The fervour has led to a surge in demand for Ram Mandir-related goods, with a four-fold increase in requests for flags, models, costumes, badges, and photos," CTI chairman Brijesh Goyal and president Subhash Khandelwal said in a joint statement.

21 Jan 2024, 07:35:52 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: ‘Entire Jaipur is eagerly waiting for this occassion,’ says Greater Jaipur Mayor

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Greater Jaipur Mayor Dr Somya Gurjar expressed her happiness over the Ram Temple consecration ceremony. “One more day is left before our Ram Lalla returns to his abode in Ayodhya after 500 years; entire Jaipur is eagerly waiting for this occassion. To welcome him (Lord Ram), Jaipur city will be decorated like Ayodhya. Jaipur Municipal Corporation has also sent earthen lamps to 1,250 temples across the city," she told PTI on Monday.

21 Jan 2024, 07:06:43 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Ram temple decorated with flowers ahead of Pran Pratisthta ceremony | Watch

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Ahead of the consecration ceremony, the whole Ram Temple has been decorated with flowers and lit up in Ayodhya.

21 Jan 2024, 06:21:46 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: ‘Ram Raj means equality’ Former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Former J&K CM and National Conference President Farooq Adbdullah on Sunday made a vieled attack on the BJP and said that fear and hatred has been injected among Hindus in India. He said that Ram is not the god only of Hindus, RSS and BJP and he is present in everyone's heart.

"Is Ram the god of only Hindus, RSS, and BJP? Is Ram present only in Ayodhya? And to go there, do you need an invitation? Lord Ram belongs to everyone. There are Ram temples everywhere including in Jammu and Kashmir. Lord Ram resides in our heart, in every particle, but we are not able to recognize him. If we had recognized, there would have been no hatred. Mahatma Gandhi said 'Ram Raj', which meant equality. There are 70% Hindus in our country, are they in danger? But it was made to believe that they were in danger," he said.

21 Jan 2024, 06:04:24 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Visva-Bharati University announces half-day for tomorrow

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: The Visva-Bharati University has declared a half-day on January 22 to mark the consecration ceremony of the Ram temple in Ayodhya.

The Visva-Bharati spokesperson Mahua Bandyopadhyay said that all varsity undergraduate and post-graduate classes will be suspended until 2.30 pm.

21 Jan 2024, 05:58:57 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Dry day declared in Tripura on January 22

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: In the wake of Ram Temple ceremony in Ayodhya, the Tripura government has declared a dry day in the state on Monday. Earlier, the state had announced a half-day holiday on Monday.

21 Jan 2024, 05:54:07 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar arrives in Ayodhya 

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar arrived in Ayodhya ahead of Ram Temple consecration on Monday.

21 Jan 2024, 05:45:58 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Indian community in Taiwan celebrates Pran Pratishtha ceremony 

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Ahead of the Ram Temple ceremony in Ayodhya, the Indian community in Taiwan celebrated the ocasssion by performing rituals and worshipping lord Ram.

21 Jan 2024, 05:30:50 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Telugu superstar and politician Pawan Kalyan arrives in Lucknow to attend Pran Pratistha ceremony

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: To join the Ram Temple inauguration ceremony, Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan arrived in Lucknow on Monday. "This has been a long-cherished dream of the people and after 500 years, it is finally coming into reality, we are very happy," he told the media at airport.

21 Jan 2024, 05:02:54 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Union Minister participates in diya preparation ahead of Deepdan Deepawali in Odisha | Watch

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Ahead of the Pran Pratishtha ceremony in Ayodhya, the Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan participated in the preparation of earthen lamps to be lit up to celebrate ‘Deepdan Deepawali’ on the Ram temple ceremony day. Deepdan Deepawali will be conducted near Hanuman temple in Sambalpur, Odisha on Monday.

21 Jan 2024, 04:32:27 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Jharkhand government announces half-day for government offices, school holiday

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live:  To mark the Ram Temple ceremony in Ayodhya, Hemant Soren's government has announced a half-day for government offices in Jharkhand till 2:30 pm on Monday. In addition to this all schools will remain shut for Monday.

21 Jan 2024, 04:29:32 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: 'Requested CJI that court should not pass any adverse orders tomorrow in case of..,' says SC Bar Assciation President 

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: On the ocassion of Ram Mandir ceremony, Supreme Court Bar Association President and All India Bar Association Chairman has requested the SC to issue a notification directing all the courts to not pass any adverse orders on litigations in the absence of lawyers on Monday.

“On behalf of the executive committee of the Supreme Court Bar Association, I have written a letter to the honourable Chief Justice of India to ask the registry to issue a notification that tomorrow there will be no adverse orders. Not only the government of India, but all state governments have announced a half-day holiday tomorrow," Adish Aggarwala, Supreme Court Bar Association President and All India Bar Association Chairman told PTI.

21 Jan 2024, 03:50:50 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: ‘Consecration ceremony is a special day for every Indian,’ said Jharkhand Governor

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Jharkhand Governor CP Radhakrishnan on Sunday called Ram Temple ceremony a special event for every Indian regardless of his/her religion. 

"Tomorrow is a special day for every Indian, whether he is a Hindu, Muslim or Christian. The consecration ceremony is a special occasion for every Indian because the conquerors and aggressors did something wrong some centuries ago and that has been rectified. India's self-respect has been restored. That is not only a Ram temple, it is the temple of self-respect for every Indian," he told ANI.

21 Jan 2024, 03:37:27 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Veteran cricketer Anil Kumble arrives in Lucknow ahead of Pran Pratishtha ceremony

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Veteran cricketer Anil Kumble with his family arrived in Lucknow on Sunday to join the Pran Pratishtha ceremony set to take place in Ayodhya on Monday, January 22.

21 Jan 2024, 03:16:59 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: ‘Declining the invitation means insulting the civilisation’ says Congress leader Acharya Pramod Krishnam on Congress declining invitation to Ram Temple ceremony

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Condemning his own party for declining the invitation to Ram temple consecration ceremony, Congress leader Acharya parmod Krishnam said, “This is unfortunate. Not even a Christian or a priest or Muslim can decline the invitation of Lord Ram. Ram is the soul of India. Without Ram, India can't even be imagined. Declining the invitation means insulting the civilisation and culture of India. It means challenging the pride and existence of India. I would like to urge all Opposition parties, fight the BJP but not Ram. Fight BJP but not Sanatana. Fight BJP but not India."

21 Jan 2024, 02:44:53 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Goa Casinos to remain shut for 8 hours on Monday 

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: In the wake of Ram temple Pran Pratishtha ceremony on Monday, all the casinos in Goa will remain shut for eight hours from 8 am, an official from a casino management confirmed PTI. 

In Goa, there are six off shore casinos and several on shore casinos operating in Goa. The off shore casino vessels are anchored in the Mandovi river near state capital Panaji.

“When everyone is keeping their businesses closed and holidays have been declared to participate in this once-in-a-lifetime event, why should we not do it," Shrinivas Nayak, director of the Majestic Pride group which operates some of these casinos, told PTI.

21 Jan 2024, 02:22:43 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Flower saplings from Maharashtra, Ramayana-era trees adorn Ram temple premises

Nearly 7,500 saplings of flowers brought from Maharashtra have been planted in the premises of the Ram temple here, offering a visual treat to devotees visiting the shrine.

The saplings comprising many foreign and indigenous varieties of flowers have been planted by the forest department, officials said.

Besides the flower saplings, 56 species of ornamental plants, including Aglaonema Red-Lipstick, Alocasia Black Velvet-Cucullata, Philodendron Ring of Fire-Birkin, Xanadu, Red Congo, Pink Fire, Pink Princess, Dieffenbachia White, Homalomena Bronze, Caladium Mix, Malpighia Shriram, Dracana Mahatma, Cephalandra plant, have been planted in the temple premises.

A Nakshatra Vatika comprising 27 trees, which are associated with 27 constellations, is also a part of the premises.

21 Jan 2024, 02:22:04 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: ISRO releases satellite image of Ayodhya Ram Temple

The Hyderabad-based National Remote Sensing Centre of ISRO has provided a glimpse of the newly built Ram Temple in Ayodhya from space.

Taken from the Indian Remote Sensing Satellite hovering over space, the image shared by ISRO on Sunday shows the grand new temple which will be inaugurated on January 22.

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21 Jan 2024, 02:19:02 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: ATS commandos deployed at Lata Mangeshkar Chowk

Ayodhya went under a heavy security blanket ahead of the grand opening of the Ram Temple, with Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) commandos deployed at Lata Mangeshkar Chowk ahead of the 'Pran Pratishtha' ceremony on Monday.

The Uttar Pradesh Police said new-age, state-of-the-art technology has been used for elaborate security arrangements for the ceremony.

21 Jan 2024, 02:06:25 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Bombay HC rejects plea challenging Maharashtra govt's decision to declare holiday 

The Bombay High Court on Saturday dismissed a petition filed by four law students challenging the Maharashtra government's decision to declare a public holiday on January 22, the day of 'Pran Pratishtha' at the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

21 Jan 2024, 01:28:47 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Himachal Pradesh Government declares a public holiday

Himachal Pradesh Government declares a public holiday in the state on January 22 on the occasion of the Pran Pratishtha ceremony of Lord Ram in Ayodhya.

21 Jan 2024, 11:21:06 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: AIIMS Delhi rolls back half-day closure notice

According to reports, AIIMS Delhi reversed its half-day off notice citing the Pran Prathistha ceremony during Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration

21 Jan 2024, 10:22:15 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Jodhpur's famous 'Ramnami' turbans brought to Ayodhya

Ahead of the grand 'Pran Pratishtha' of Shri Ram Lalla in Ayodhya, devotees from Rajatshan's Jodhpur have brought the famous 'Ramnami' turbans to the 'Ram Nagri'.

People from across the country have been making contributions, either in cash or kind, ahead of the Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration to express their faith and devotion towards Ram Lalla.

The turbans, brought from Jodhpur, have the words 'Jai Shri Ram' inscribed on them.

21 Jan 2024, 09:53:39 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Arrangements made for parking of over 22,000 vehicles

Ahead of the Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration, the Uttar Pradesh government has made arrangements for parking at 51 designated locations in the city. With parking spaces for 22,825 vehicles, these spots will be under drone surveillance and are conveniently marked on Google Maps to facilitate guests, news agency ANI reported.

21 Jan 2024, 09:49:05 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: AIIMS Bhubaneswar announces half day closure 

AIIMS Bhubaneswar has announced they will observe half-day holiday till 2:30 pm on 22nd January for Pran Pratishtha of Ram Lalla on Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration

21 Jan 2024, 09:32:52 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live : 'Pran Pratishtha' to be marked by grand musical event 'Mangal Dhwani'

On the day of Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration, the Pran Pratistha event of Ram Lalla will be marked by y a dazzling musical event titled 'Mangal Dhwani'. The euphoria and public expectations around the grand Ram Temple opening on Monday has now seemingly reached the proverbial crescendo.

Taking to X (formerly Twitter), the temple trust shared a few posts on the Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration's musical soiree with a message that read, "Immersed in devotion, the Prana Pratishtha ceremony at Shri Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya will be graced by the majestic 'Mangal Dhwani' at 10 AM. Witness over 50 exquisite instruments from different states come together for this auspicious occasion, resonating for nearly two hours. Orchestrated by Ayodhya's own Yatindra Mishra, this grand musical rendition is supported by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi."

21 Jan 2024, 09:09:02 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Thousands of diyas lit up in shape of 'Siyavar Ramchandra Ki Jai' at Chanda Club Ground in Chandrapur| WATCH

21 Jan 2024, 08:50:45 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Janakpur lit up ahead of the Ram temple 'Pran Pratishtha' ceremony

21 Jan 2024, 08:42:44 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Artist from Surat created artwork of Ayodhya's Ram temple, using 9,999 diamonds| WATCH

21 Jan 2024, 08:36:10 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Sculptor Navaratna Prajapati carves out a statue of Shri Ram on the tip of a pencil| WATCH

Guinness World Record holder sculptor Navaratna Prajapati carves out a statue of Shri Ram on the tip of a pencil.

He says, "It took me 5 days to complete it. And it is just 1.3cm in height... This is the smallest statue in the world. I will gift this to the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust and try to get it a place in the Shri Ram museum."

21 Jan 2024, 08:25:19 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Mumbai's Bandra-Worli sea link lit up ahead of Pran Pratishtha ceremony | Watch

With just a day left for the Pran Prathishta ceremony in Ayodhya on 22 January, in several cities, bridges, temples, roads have been lit up to celebrate the grand opening. Mumbai's Bandra-Worli Sea Link also jumped on the bandwagon to celebrate on Saturday night with Lord Ram's image seen illuminated on the sea bridge. Read here.

21 Jan 2024, 08:09:33 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: 'Bhagwan Ram' will return home after centuries of trials, struggles: BJP chief Nadda

BJP president J P Nadda on Saturday described the January 22 Ram temple consecration ceremony in Ayodhya as a "historic occasion" and invited Indians living abroad to join the mega event from wherever they are.

The "Pran Pratishtha" ceremony, which will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than 7,000 people, will be live-streamed online.

In his virtual address to members of the Indian diaspora from here, Nadda also highlighted the achievements of the Modi government. The BJP has started the "'NRI for NAMO Again' campaign and I humbly appeal to you all to participate and contribute to this biggest festival of democracy," he said referring to the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. (PTI)

21 Jan 2024, 07:59:39 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Serum Institute's Adar Poonawala accepts invite to ceremony

Serum Institute of India (SII) Chief Adar Poonawala has been invited to attend the Ayodhya Ram Temple consecration ceremony on January 22, the industrialists shared via a post on social media site X (formerly known as Twitter), adding that he has accepted the invitation.

"I am humbled to receive the invitation to the Prabhu Shri Ram Lalla Mandir at Ayodhya through senior RSS functionaries like Shri Manoj Pochat, Pracharak Shri Kedar Kulkarni & Shri Prasad Lawalekar. Wholeheartedly I have accepted the invitation and it will be an honour to visit the Shri. Ram Mandir soon," he wrote. Read here.

21 Jan 2024, 07:43:48 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Sobha Yatra in Himachal's Kullu ahead of Ram Mandir Pran Pratishtha| WATCH

21 Jan 2024, 07:41:36 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi says 'had the situation today been same if...'

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi said on Saturday that Babri Masjid in Ayodhya was "very systematically snatched from the Muslims. He also hit out at other political parties, saying that they are fighting to "consolidate" majority votes. Owaisi's statement came ahead of inauguration of the "historic" Ram temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

Speaking to mediapersons on Saturday, Asaduddin Owaisi questioned three “important incidents" in history that, he said, led to the situation the way it is today. Read here.

21 Jan 2024, 07:36:05 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Morning visuals from Karsevakpuram, Ayodhya ahead of Ram Temple Pran Pratishtha

Morning visuals from Karsevakpuram, Ayodhya ahead of Ram Temple Pran Pratishtha ceremony, to be held tomorrow. 

21 Jan 2024, 07:12:20 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: ‘Lord Ram is the faith of this country,’ says Maharashtra Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar

21 Jan 2024, 07:05:32 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: From 'Ram ki Rasoi' to langar by Nihang Sikhs: Ayodhya devotees getting free hot meals

From Nihang Singhs to ISKCON and temple trusts from across the country to locals in Ayodhya, various community kitchens are being run here to serve 'langar' food to devotees as the Ram Temple consecration ceremony nears.

Devotees flocking to the holy city can savour fresh cooked hot meals at these community kitchens which are operational at every nook and corner of the city.

Khichdi, aloo puri, kadhi chawal, achar, and papad are among the common menu at these langars with the supply of hot tea bringing respite to devotees amid the bone-chilling cold.

A group of Nihang Sikhs, led by Baba Harjit Singh Rasulpur, arrived in Ayodhya on Friday to run a two-month 'Langar sewa' in the Char Dham Mutt for the pilgrims arriving here to pay obeisance to Ram Lalla in the newly-constructed temple. (PTI)

21 Jan 2024, 06:41:58 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: Glimpses from Ayodhya's Ram Temple ahead of Pran Pratishtha ceremony

21 Jan 2024, 06:33:05 AM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Inauguration Live: A devotee makes 6-feet ‘Khadau’ for Lord Ram| Watch

Uttar Pradesh: A devotee makes 6-feet ‘Khadau’ for Lord Ram.

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